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Sovereignty Council announces end of State of Emergency

The military coup leader in Sudan and head of Sudan’s Sovereignty Council, Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan, announced that the state of emergency will be lifted from all parts of the country.

Khartoum: AlTaghyeer

The Sovereignty Council explained that the lifting of the state of emergency comes within the framework of “preparing and purifying the atmosphere” for dialogue that they hope “achieves stability for the transitional period.”

The Security and Defense Council had discussed the security situation in the country and the necessity of creating the appropriate atmosphere for dialogue and national consensus.

The Council was chaired by the Chairman of the Sovereign Council, al-Burhan.

The Council also expressed its appreciation and thanks to the President of South Sudan; Salva Kiir Mayardit and the tripartite mechanism for their efforts and their constant concern for the safety and stability of Sudan.

State of Emergency Declared

Al-Burhan had declared the state of emergency in Sudan after his 25th October military coup, which was followed by him dissolving the Sovereignty and Ministerial Councils in the country, as well as suspending work on some articles from the constitutional document.

Al-Burhan’s next step after the emergency order was to arrest the Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok, his ministers, and other politicians under the emergency law.

Al-Burhan also announced, in a speech broadcast on Sudanese television, the dismissal of state governors and the suspension of some articles of the constitutional document in Sudan.

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