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Civilian government to be established in Sudan: new head of military council

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Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan Abdelrahman said he was cancelling a night curfew ordered by his predecessor
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The new head of Sudan’s transitional military council said on Saturday that a civilian government would be established after consultations with opposition forces and promised that the transitional period would last for a maximum of two years.

In his first televised address, Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan Abdelrahman said he was cancelling a night curfew ordered by his predecessor and ordered the release of all prisoners jailed under emergency laws ordered by ousted President Omar al-Bashir.

Related: Sudan's Bashir ousted by military and placed under arrest

Sudan’s security and intelligence chief, Salah Gosh, resigned on Saturday, according to Sudanese TV report.

 

Source: Reuters

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