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“We went in in an unknown tunnel. “Politicians comment on Hamdok’s resignation


An expected shock caused by the step of Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok at dawn today, Monday, after the announcement of his resignation.

While the political and legal framework is still unclear, especially as regards the authority currently authorized to appoint an alternative premier, comments and political readings of the resignation have poured in, among those who risked exacerbating the situation and precipitating the country in a dark tunnel and those who considered it to be the same and would not change anything.

In statements to Al-Arabiya / Al-Hadath today, Monday, the Sudanese Association of Professionals stated: “This renunciation or not, does not advance or delay anything in the path of the revolution”.

He also indicated that “the real power rests in the hands of the Military Council, and what is needed is the resignation of the leaders of the Council”, led by the commander of the armed forces, Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan.

unknown tunnel

While the Republican Freedom and Change Party has seen Hamdok’s resignation herald an unfavorable future with consequences.

He also stressed that the political fragmentation that prompted the premier to resign will accelerate the country’s entry in an unknown tunnel.

In turn, the governor of Darfur, head of the Army of the Sudan Liberation Movement, Minni Arko Minawi, considered the resignation one of the manifestations of the accumulated political and social crisis that the political forces that have inherited the country in one moment in which most people were careless they didn’t understand. And he added in a tweet on Twitter that “the road is still long and there is no alternative to dialogue and recognition of some”.

Meanwhile, the head of the Movement for Justice and Equality and the Minister of Finance, Jibril Ibrahim, described Hamdok’s move as unfortunate, considering it an “ordeal”. He called on political forces to unite to cross the country to safety.

The continuation of the civil government

For its part, the United States called on Sudanese leaders to ensure the continuation of civilian rule and to appoint a prime minister in in line with the provisions of the constitutional document.

In a tweet on Twitter this morning, the US State Department reiterated the support of the Sudanese people, calling on the country’s leaders to put aside differences, reach consensus and ensure the continuation of civilian rule.

It is interesting to note that the prime minister, who for two years was the civilian face of the transition period, announced his resignation on official television on Sunday evening, after more than two months of exceptional measures imposed by the armed forces on 25 October ( 2021) and the signing of a political agreement with army commander Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan on 21 November. In a speech to the nation, Hamdok said: “I have tried as much as possible to spare our country the risk of sliding into disaster, and now our country is going through a dangerous turning point that could threaten its survival. In light of this the diaspora within the political forces and the nihilistic conflicts between all the components of the transition, and despite what I did to obtain consensus, but this did not happen “.

The eminent economist had tried in recent weeks to reach a political agreement between all the political parties in the country, and to form a civilian government to replace the one that the army had dissolved. in October, but he had not succeeded, having no choice but to take that step, in light of the continuing protests in the country, refusing the participation of the military component in the government.

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