US senior delegates in Sudan tried to resolve the issues of the post-coup crisis. from October 25, the military takeover has upended Sudan’s change to democratic rule after the thirty years of repression and international isolation under autocratic President Omar al-Bashir, dismissed during the uprising in April 2019.
Two senior delegates of the US visited Sudan on January 19 to resolve the issues and find a way out of the crisis ruling in the African country since October. Meanwhile, the Israeli representatives met Sudan’s ruling generals to consolidate newly established ties between their countries.
According to the US Embassy in Khartoum, US Assistant Secretary of State Molly Phee and the newly appointed US envoy “David Satterfield” met with pro-democracy activists from the Sudanese Professionals Association.
The activists has shown rage against al-Bashir and are now a pillar of anti-coup protests that have demanded an entirely civilian government to lead the transition.
The delegates also met with another group, the Forces for the Declaration of Freedom and Change, on their positive engagement with UN efforts to end the deadlock, as per the embassy. They were expected to meet with the ruling generals on January 19.
Earlier this week, US State Department spokesperson Ned Price would “restate Washington call for Sudanese security forces to end violence and respect freedom of expression and peaceful assembly.”
Before reaching Khartoum, they two attended a conference of the Friends of Sudan group in Saudi Arabia to muster support for UN efforts to end Sudan’s deadlock. The group involves the United States, Britain, and other overseas governments and world financial institutions.
Sudan madness has been seen following the resignation of Prime minister Abdalla Hamdok earlier this month. Hamdok, who was dismissed in the October coup only to be reinstated a month later, underway heavy overseas pressure, stepped down on January 2 after his whole efforts to put in to reach get failed.