AA / Cairo / Ibrahim Al-Kassen
Egypt on Saturday expressed its “deep concern” over recent developments in Sudan, calling on all Sudanese parties to exercise restraint.
This is according to a statement issued by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, following the outbreak of a series of armed clashes between the Sudanese army and General Mohamed Hamdan’s Rapid Support Forces (RSF).
“The Arab Republic of Egypt follows with great concern the development of the situation in Sudan following the current conflict,” the Foreign Ministry wrote.
And the statement added: “Egypt calls on all Sudanese parties to exercise maximum restraint in order to protect the lives of the Sudanese people and safeguard the highest interests of the motherland”.
Earlier on Saturday, armed clashes pitted the Sudanese regular army against the RSF in Khartoum.
On April 6, key stakeholders in the political process in Sudan announced that the signing of the final agreement would be postponed “indefinitely” as negotiations between the military continued.
Already postponed for the first time on April 1, the signing of the transition agreement in Sudan, scheduled for April 6, has been postponed for a second time as inter-military talks resume.
On January 8, a political process was launched in Sudan between the signatories to the Framework Agreement of December 5, 2022, namely; The ruling Military Sovereignty Council, civilian forces and the “Freedom and Change – Central Council” movement to reach an agreement that could resolve the country’s political crisis.
The current political process aims to resolve the crisis that has dragged on since October 25, 2021, when military chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan imposed emergency measures, including dissolving the Sovereignty Council and ministers and installing a government. Emergency.
*Translated from Arabic by Hajar Cherni
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