Months after the political crisis in the country, complicated by the resignation of Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok last week, the Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary General officially announced today, Saturday in Sudan, Volker Perthes, the initiation of initial consultations for a political process between the Sudanese parties, facilitated by the United Nations to support stakeholders for the agreement, in out of the current political crisis and towards democracy and the pace.
In a statement, Perthes, head of the United Nations Integrated Mission in support of the transition phase in Sudan (UNITAMS), expressed its deep concern that “the current political impasse will lead the country to slide towards greater instability and squander the economic gains that have been achieved since the outbreak of the revolution”.
End the violence
“It’s time to end the violence and get inside in a constructive and inclusive process, “she added, explaining that all key stakeholders, including civilians and military, including armed movements, political parties, civil society, women’s groups and resistance committees, will be invited to participate in the political process facilitated by the United Nations.
Furthermore, he stressed that the United Nations “will remain committed to supporting the realization of the aspirations of the Sudanese people for freedom, pace and justice “.
For its part, the American Embassy in Khartoum welcomed, in a tweet on his Twitter account, the mediation of the United Nations envoy, declaring himself willing to support it.
Interestingly, after Hamdok’s resignation on January 3, international appeals continue, as well as mediation, to accelerate the formation of a civilian government as soon as possible, paving the way for elections to be held in the country, as scheduled by the constitutional document of 2019.
The protests that reject the partnership between civilians and the military component in the interim management of the country continue until next year’s elections.
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