The Association of Sudanese Professionals calls for an escalation … and reports on negotiations with Hamdok are wavering

The Supreme Commander of the Sudanese Army, Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, has fired five directors of local banks. The decision came after reports reported by Reuters, citing sources close to former Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok, in which they indicated that negotiations to resolve the crisis in Sudan were vacillating, despite the presence of several local and international mediations and attempts to resolve it.

Furthermore, the Sudanese Association of Professionals renewed its rejection of what it called the pacts that seek to resolve the crisis through a partnership undermined with the military, considering that it would be a reproduction of the crisis and displacing the thorny problems. in ahead, and the price of that would mean running away in forward and evade the complex benefits of the December revolution.

The assembly stressed its strict commitment to revolutionary escalation and global civil disobedience and called on all masses of the trade union movement to advance the revolutionary ranks and the ranks of global civil disobedience and to fight with all the revolutionary bloc and entities trade unions to overturn the military rule, as the declaration reads.

It is according to the agency “Reuters” that the negotiations with the army to resolve the political crisis in Sudan have come to a “semi-blind alley “, as reported by two sources inside the government of deposed Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok.

The two sources said that the reason for the stalemate in the negotiations was “the refusal of the army to return to the path of democratic transition”.

According to the two sources, the Sudanese army has tightened security measures on Hamdok and limited its contacts. They said the new restrictions limit Hamdok’s ability to hold meetings or establish political contacts.

The Association of Sudanese Professionals calls for an escalation … and reports on negotiations with Hamdok are wavering
Deposition of Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok

Sudanese army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan said the army intervened due to political unrest and the risk of civil war. He says the military remains committed to the transition and elections scheduled for 2023.

Mediation efforts involving the United Nations seek to find a way to restore Hamdok as prime minister in a completely technocratic government.

Hamdok set the preconditions, including the release of the detained civilian leaders and a return to the transition to democracy that began after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in 2019.

This is what a high-level delegation from the League of Arab States arrives in Khartoum tonight to try to resolve the “crisis situation” in Sudan as part of the mediation efforts between the military and civilians, nearly two weeks after the army dissolved the transitional regime government institutions.

A statement released by the Arab League on Saturday said Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit “has mandated a high-level delegation led by Ambassador Hossam Zaki, Assistant Secretary General, who will arrive in Khartoum this evening, Saturday, to help address the the crisis situation in Sudan”.

The statement adds that “the delegation has in plans a meeting with the Sudanese leaders of the various components in order to support the efforts to overcome the current political crisis, in the light of the signed agreements governing the transition period “.

From a demonstration against the Hamdok government in Al-Khutoum on October 16
From a demonstration against the Hamdok government in Al-Khutoum on October 16

On 25 October, the commander of the Sudanese army, Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, declared a state of emergency in the country and dissolved the Sovereignty Council, led by him, and the government led by Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok.

Since the announcement of these decisions, the country, in particularly the capital, witnessed a wave of protests, with demonstrators blocking the streets and declaring civil disobedience.

The Sudanese Association of Professionals, one of the leaders of the 2019 protests that led to the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir, called on Saturday to prepare for “mass rebellion on Sunday and Monday”.

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