Sudanese Army Chief voices commitment to democratic transition


General Commander of the Sudanese Armed Forces, Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan has reiterated commitment to democratic transition in the country…reports Asian Lite News

Al-Burhan made the remarks on Sunday when he received a delegation of the Arab League led by Hossam Zaki, Assistant Secretary-General of the Arab bloc.

“The armed forces are committed to the democratic transition until an elected government selected by the people is reached,” Al-Burhan was quoted by Sudan TV as saying.

Sudanese Army Chief voices commitment to democratic transition

Zaki stressed the importance of dialogue among all Sudanese components to reach a satisfactory settlement for all parties, Xinhua news agency reported.

He further expressed the Arab League’s readiness to help the Sudanese parties sit at the negotiating table.

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Sudan has been suffering from a political crisis after Al-Burhan declared a state of emergency on October 25 and dissolved the sovereign council and government.

The Forces of Freedom and Change alliance, the civilian component in the ruling coalition, accused Al-Burhan of carrying out a military coup.