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The signing of the final political agreement in Sudan Thursday, April 6th


It was officially announced in Khartoum that the signing of the final agreement to settle the political crisis in Sudan, which was scheduled for Saturday, would have paved the way for the handover of power in the country to civilians, has been postponed.

After a meeting held on Saturday afternoon, the Army Commander included Lieutenant General
Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan and Lieutenant General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, commander of the paramilitary Rapid Support Force, and the leaders of the civilian forces that signed the framework agreement and the tripartite mechanism consisting of the African Union, IGAD and the United Nations Integrated Mission “UNTAMS”. The spokesman for the political process, Khaled Omar Youssef, said in a statement that it was agreed to Signing the final agreement on Thursday, the sixth of April.

Youssef confirmed that the meeting “determined the last remaining issues, which are the technical issues related to the stages of reform, integration and modernization in the security and military sectors, whose timeline and main issues were resolved in the paper of principles signed on March 15.”

He added, “After extensive deliberation, the meeting decided, unanimously, by the military and civilian parties to redouble efforts to overcome the remaining obstacle within a few days, in preparation for the signing of the final political agreement on the sixth of this April.”

This comes after the participants (civilian and military) in the security and military reform workshop, last Wednesday, failed to come up with recommendations on issues of reform and integration of the armed forces.

The Sudanese civil and military parties had agreed, after months of discussions and disagreements, to sign a final political agreement on the first of this month, to sign the draft transitional constitution on the sixth of the same month, and to start forming the transitional authority by the 11th of the same month, in order to return to The natural democratic path in the country, and the handover of governance to a purely civil authority.