World Reaction on Sudan Coup
World on Sudan Military Coup: Countries around the world, including the US, the European Union, France, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, have expressed concern over the military coup in Sudan. The US said that the leaders associated with the coup move in Sudan were undermining the importance of the country’s democratic transformation and that they should soften their stance (US on Sudan’s Situation). The US embassy in Sudan said on Twitter on Monday that the declaration of a state of emergency by Sudan’s premier general and the dissolution of the ruling body consisting of military and civilian leaders is a matter of “grave concern”.
The embassy called on the parties hindering change in Sudan to soften their stand and allow the civilian-led transitional government to continue the important work to achieve the goals of the revolution (Causes of Military Coup in Sudan). The US embassy’s remarks are a reference to the massive protests that led to the overthrow of long-time dictator Omar al-Bashir in 2019 and the establishment of a ruling council to steer the country toward democratic elections. played an important role.
America stopped financial aid
Earlier, special US envoy for the Horn of Africa Jeffrey Feltman said on Monday that the US was “deeply concerned” about the developments. The ‘Horn of Africa’ includes Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia. White House spokeswoman Karin Jean-Pierre said the US was suspending financial aid to Sudan following the military coup. EU foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell tweeted on Monday that the news of the detention of several senior government officials, including the interim prime minister, by military forces in Sudan is “extremely worrying” and that he is concerned about developments in the north-east African nation. Keeping an eye.
UAE asked to take the path of peace
The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have said that the path of peace and restraint should be adopted in Sudan (Sudan Military Coup Leader). The US Bureau of African Affairs wrote on Twitter, “As we have said time and again, any force majeure change in the transitional government could impact US aid.” French President Emmanuel Macron has also expressed concern over the developments in Sudan. He tweeted, ‘France strongly condemns the coup attempt.’
appealed to protect citizens
The Norwegian Refugee Council has called on Sudan’s rulers to protect civilians amid military occupation in the East African country and calls for free humanitarian access to help the millions of people displaced by years of war Huh. China has urged various factions of the country to communicate with each other on the developments in Sudan. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said that China wants all parties in Sudan to “resolve their differences through dialogue so that peace and stability can be maintained in the country.”
Germany told to stop the coup
Saudi Arabia-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation has also expressed concern over the developments in Sudan. In a statement to the state-run Saudi Press Agency, the organization said it has asked Sudanese leaders to abide by the constitutional document. Germany has called for an immediate halt to the military coup move in Sudan. The country’s Foreign Minister Heiko Maas condemned the military occupation attempt in the East African country and called the news “disappointing”. The United Nations Mission on Sudan has also condemned the related developments.
Arab League expressed serious concern
The Arab League has also expressed serious concern over the developments in Sudan. The 22-member group’s general secretary, Ahmed Abul Gheit, urged all parties in the country to “fully comply” with the constitutional declaration signed in August 2019. In related developments in Sudan, the country’s chief general on Monday declared a state of emergency in the country. Hours before this, his army arrested caretaker Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok in a coup d’état and shut down internet services.
Hamdok’s government was dissolved
General Abdul Fattah Burhan announced on television that the country’s ruling Autonomous Council and the government led by Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok were being dissolved (What is Happening in Sudan). The news comes amid efforts to form a democratic government that has been going on for more than two years after former autocratic ruler Omar al-Bashir was ousted from power. The development took place when Burhan was about to hand over the leadership of the ruling Provisional Council to the civilian government. Since al-Bashir’s ouster, the government has been run by the Autonomous Council, consisting of leaders from both the military and civilian sectors.
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