Sudan claims to have thwarted the revolutionary effort

On Tuesday morning, September 21, a coup attempt took place in Sudan “Restricted”, Sudanese officials said. She is a “Led by the old regime’s armed forces and civilian groups” And “11 officers and several soldiers involved in the failed plot” Information Minister Hamza Palol told state television that he had been arrested.

The head of the army and head of the Sovereign Council, Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman al-Borhan, went to an army camp in al-Shajara, south of the capital, which was suspected to be Sling’s starting point. “If it had been successful, the initiative would have had devastating consequences for the military, the regular forces and the country,” he said. He addressed the troops.

Plot teachers “Prepare well” Their plan, Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdock said in a televised speech. He noted “Security deterioration (…) Blocking roads, closing ports and continuing to incite the public against the government “, Protesters have been blocking the infrastructure of the country’s economic hub of Port Sudan since Friday to condemn the latest peace deal with the rebels.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the coup attempt, warning that it would undermine anything. “Political Change”. For his part, the chairman of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mohammed, encouraged all actors “Stand firm with the legal authorities of change”.

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A weak political change

The coup attempt was overthrown in March 2019 after the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir after 30 years of unchallenged rule. Sudan is undergoing weak change Characterized by economic problems and deep political divisions. In recent months, the government has made a series of difficult economic reforms to qualify for a debt relief program from the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

These measures, including the reduction of subsidies and the establishment of a restricted float on the local currency, were considered too harsh by many Sudanese. There have been sporadic protests across the country recently against IMF support measures and the rising cost of living.

There were several conspiracies at XX in Sudane Century, the most recent of which – the military coup with the support of the Islamists – in 1989 by Mr. Bachira brought to power. He has been in prison in Khartoum since his dismissal, and the latter is currently under investigation for his involvement in the same conspiracy.

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