An American official: Hamdok’s return to lead the transitional process is the best solution for Sudan, despite the shortcomings
Brian Hunt, Director of the Sudan and South Sudan Office at the US State Department, said during a session of the Tom Lantos Human Rights Committee devoted to the coup in Sudan, that the United States believes that the November 21 agreement and Hamdok’s return to lead the transition process is the best solution for Sudan, despite its shortcomings. that marred it.
Hunt added that the United States assured the Egyptian authorities that the military leadership of Sudan would not be able to achieve stability in the country.
For his part, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres expressed, during a joint press conference with the Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, his understanding of the frustration of the Sudanese demonstrators and their position on the political agreement.
Meanwhile, Reuters news agency quoted a source close to Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok as saying that he will not remain in his position unless the political agreement with the army is implemented and the political forces are in agreement.
On the other hand, the Sudanese Prime Minister issued a decision relieving former undersecretaries who were appointed by the President of the Sovereign Council, Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan.
The decision issued by Hamdok included the appointment of 20 new undersecretaries of the ministries, most notably the ministries of Foreign Affairs, Oil, Industry, Trade and Irrigation.
Hamdok was released from house arrest and regained his position under the political agreement that was signed on November 21, after weeks of popular protests that came out in rejection of the decisions taken by the army chief, Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, on last October 25.
Protests are still continuing against Al-Burhan’s decisions and the political agreement signed with Hamdok. On Tuesday, Sudanese security forces fired tear gas canisters to disperse the protesters who gathered in front of the presidential palace in Khartoum.