Sudanese demonstrators celebrate after Defence Minister Awad Ibn Auf stepped down as head of the country's transitional ruling military council, as protesters demanded quicker political change, near the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, Sudan April 13, 2019. Sudanese demonstrators celebrate after Defence Minister Awad Ibn Auf stepped down as head of the country's transitional ruling military council, as protesters demanded quicker political change, near the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, Sudan April 13, 2019.

Sudan military council agrees to release political prisoners

By: MENA
Wed, Jun. 12, 2019
KHARTOUM, June 11 (MENA) - Sudan's Transitional Military Council has agreed to release political prisoners, Ethiopia's special envoy to Sudan Ambassador Mahmoud Dardir announced on Tuesday.

An agreement has been hammered out between the council and the freedom and change forces, without prejudice to previous agreements, under which both sides undertook to avoid using the media escalate the situation, Dardir said in a press release.

They also agreed to embark on confidence-building efforts, Dardiri added, stressing that both parties are going to resume talks soon.
 
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