Officers of the army and police: we started putting in act the emergency in Sudan

The leaders of the military and security services in Sudan confirmed today, Monday, after a meeting that included leaders of the army, security, police and swift support, according to information from Al-Arabiya / Al-Hadath, that they will implement the state of emergency that General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan had announced in precedence imposed in the country, following the dissolution of the government and the Sovereignty Council.

He also indicated the beginning of the implementation of the decision to exempt state governments in various parts of the country.

“We will address any security breach”

Furthermore, these leaders stressed that they would face any attempt to disrupt public life or any “breach of security”. Military and security agencies have confirmed that Sudan’s security is a red line

This came after the Sudanese army today announced the dissolution of the transitional institutions, the declaration of a state of emergency and the formation of a new government, following a campaign of dawn arrests that affected ministers, government officials and politicians.

Al-Burhan, head of the Sovereignty Council, said in a speech brought by Sudanese state television that the army “took steps to preserve the objectives of the December revolution”, which overthrew the regime of Omar al-Bashir, speaking of “correcting the course of the revolution”.

From Khartoum today, 25 October 2021 (AFP)
From Khartoum today, 25 October 2021 (AFP)

He also declared “a state of public emergency in the whole country and dissolved the Sovereignty Council and the Council of Ministers “chaired by Abdullah Hamdok.

Despite declaring a “suspension of work” on several articles of the “constitutional document” that was reached between the military and civilians who led the protests against Al-Bashir in 2019, he said he was committed to them and to the completion of the democratic transition until the leadership of the state is handed over to a civilian government.

He also indicated that “a government of independent national competences will be formed” to manage the affairs of the country until elections are held and power is handed over to an “elected government”.

It is interesting to note that Sudan has seen, since last September, an escalation of tension between military and civilian components who share the transition rule after the ouster of former President Omar al-Bashir, who was overthrown by massive demonstrations. popular more than 3 years ago.

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