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Sudan crisis: Talks with protesters suspended for 72 hours

  • Published at 12:23 pm May 16th, 2019
File Photo: Sudanese demonstrators gather as they protest against the army's announcement that President Omar al-Bashir would be replaced by a military-led transitional council, in Khartoum, Sudan April 12, 2019 Reuters

The council head made the declaration in a televised statement

Sudan’s Transitional Military Council (TMC) is suspending talks with protesters for 72 hours after they broke a deal on de-escalation, the council head said in a televised statement.

The council head also said that the TMC has decided to remove all barricades in central Khartoum placed by protesters beyond a designated sit-in zone outside the Defence Ministry.