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Sudan crisis: Ruling Military, opposition coalition agree on ‘constitutional declaration’

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Khartoum, August 3: Sudanese ruling transitional military council (TMC) and the main opposition alliance of rights groups and civilian have on Friday agreed over a constitutional declaration aimed at paving way for a fresh period of ruling transitional council.

Mohamed Hassan Labatt, a mediator from the African Union, has announced the development on early Saturday but without offering any details of the agreement, according to BBC news reports.

The long-awaited constitutional declaration agreement triggered commemoration in politically-hit Sudan which has been plunged into consecutive months of crisis.

The agreed documents noted the terms of the three-year transitional ruling period which was agreed in July by the opposition leaders and the military council.

The power-sharing pact expects a ruling council of five generals from the Sudanese TMC and six civilians.

“I am announcing to the Sudanese, African and international public opinion that the two delegations have fully agreed on the constitutional declaration,” Mr Lebatt told reporters on Saturday.

he further added the meetings are expected to take place to pave out technical details of the inking ceremony, but however, offer no information over the deal reached.

A draft of the constitution declaration seen by Reuters news organization said the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF), blamed for murdering nonconformists, will currently fall under the general direction of the military, and the intelligence administration will be co-managed by the sovereign chamber and the bureau.

The arrangement on the affirmation came after the military gathering reported that nine RSF fighters had been expelled and confined in association with the murdering of nonconformists, including four schoolchildren, this week.



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