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Hamdok and Al-Burhan sign a political agreement in the presidential palace

Today, Sunday, the presidential palace in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum, the signing ceremony of a political agreement between Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, the commander of the army and the head of the Sovereign Council, Lieutenant-General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, in the presence of the Vice-President of the Council, Hamdan Dagalo, nicknamed Hemedti.

This came after the terms of the agreement were read, which stipulated the release of all political detainees and the start of a dialogue between all political forces to establish the constitutional conference, as well as canceling the army commander’s decision to relieve the prime minister.

It also stipulated the speedy completion of all institutions of transitional governance.

The Prime Minister had arrived earlier today at the Presidential Palace, after the armed forces lifted restrictions on his movements, following the agreement that took place yesterday between the two parties and stipulated his return to head the government.

While the Sudanese state television showed a video of preparations for the signing ceremony of the agreement, showing a hall full of political and media presence.

While the Sovereignty Council published a picture on its Telegram channel that gathered Al-Burhan and Hamdok, in addition to Hemedti.

The first photo that combines Hamdok, Al-Burhan and Hemedti

condemning voices

Some opposition voices had risen earlier today, denouncing any agreement that might be made with the military component of the country. The Central Council of the Forces of Freedom and Change announced its adherence to its position of refusing to negotiate and partnership with the military.

While a source close to the dismissed prime minister explained that the political agreement that was reached is based on the terms of the declaration or the constitutional document, which was reached between the civil and military components in the country in 2019.

While Hamdok stressed later after signing that he agreed to the agreement to stop the bloodshed.

draft agreement

It is noteworthy that the draft agreement included the release of all political detainees, work to build a unified national army, as well as the restructuring of the committee to dismantle the Bashir regime with a review of its performance.

She also stressed the need to start a dialogue between all political forces to establish the constitutional conference, as well as to expedite the completion of all transitional government institutions.

It also stipulated the implementation of the Juba Peace Agreement and the completion of its entitlements, as well as ensuring the transfer of power to a civilian government on time.

It is noteworthy that since the army announced last October 25 (2021) the imposition of a state of emergency and the dissolution of the government and the former sovereign council, international and regional calls have continued to bring the country back to the democratic path, and the partnership between the military and civilian components, who have run governance in the country since 2019.

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