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Moscow recognizes the new government of Sudan. This was stated by Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Mikhail Bogdanov, RIA Novosti reported.
As noted, the Deputy foreign Minister replied in the affirmative to the question whether the Russian side contacts with the new leadership of the Sudan. “Yes, of course,” said Bogdanov, who also holds the post of presidential special representative for the Middle East and Africa.
On 14 April it was reported that the Minister of defense of Sudan Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn-Auf resigned the powers of the Chairman of the military Council temporarily formed to govern the country, in connection with retirement.
In the country protests of the opposition, which requires the transfer of power to a civilian government. That this can be done ahead of schedule, reported the head of the political Committee of the military Council of the country. It was stated that the transfer of power will occur earlier than planned, if the situation in the state will improve dramatically. According to the original plan, the transitional period will last for two years.
Army of the Sudan on the morning of 11 April, has made a coup in the country after four months of protests. Demonstrators in Sudan demanded the resignation of the incumbent President, who was in power for 30 years. The protesters appealed to the military with a request to shift Omar al-Bashir.
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