The Sudanese army confirmed today, Tuesday, that the circumstances of the war prevented the security forces from providing protection to diplomatic missions, refusing to hold it responsible for the looting of embassies in Sudan.
The army added in a statement that accusing the Rapid Support Forces of attacking embassies is based on reports and eyewitness accounts.
In addition, clashes renewed between the two conflicting forces in the capital, Khartoum, today, Tuesday, as explosions were heard in several separate areas.
Al-Arabiya / Al-Hadath correspondent reported that violent clashes broke out in Dar Al-Riyadh, Arkaweet and Al-Mamoura, east of Khartoum, and Jabrah, south of the capital.
While residents of Khartoum confirmed that air strikes and artillery shelling escalated sharply today, as the army sought to expel RSF members.
They also indicated that they heard the sounds of heavy shelling during the night in parts of the neighboring cities of Bahri and Omdurman, according to Reuters.
A long night of clashes
Yesterday, the capital also witnessed clashes and aerial bombardment in the “Eastern Nile” region, east of Khartoum, and in the city of Omdurman, despite the cease-fire talks that began in the Saudi city of Jeddah last week, which resulted in a preliminary agreement for calm, with the aim of allowing the delivery of humanitarian aid. and protecting civilians.
The two sides also resumed those talks on Sunday, with a view to implementing the terms agreed upon, and establishing a short cease-fire as an initial stage.
seeking a long-term truce
While Saudi and American officials previously indicated that other rounds would be held later, in order to establish a long-term truce. It will also be followed by subsequent negotiations that may bring together the civilian forces along with the military forces, in order to reach a solution that will return the country to the democratic path.
It is noteworthy that the fighting that broke out on April 15 between the two major military forces in Sudan left more than five thousand injured.
The conflict also forced about 200,000 people to flee to neighboring countries, and resulted in the displacement of more than 700,000 within the country, triggering a humanitarian crisis that threatens to destabilize the region, according to the United Nations.