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Published: 17:50, March 26, 2023 | Updated: 17:50, March 26, 2023
Burhan says Sudan's army will be under leadership of civilian govt
By Reuters
Published:17:50, March 26, 2023 Updated:17:50, March 26, 2023 By Reuters

Sudan's army chief and defacto leader Abdel Fattah al-Burhan speaks during the 5th Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDC5) in Doha on March 4, 2023. (PHOTO / AFP)

Sudan's leader General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan said on Sunday that the country's army will be brought under the leadership of a new civilian government.

Speaking before a session for security and army reforms in Khartoum Burhan said his country will build a military force that will not intervene in politics and will be trusted by the Sudanese people in building a modern and democratic state.

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More than a year after the military took power in a coup, the military and its former civilian partners and other political forces have agreed on a framework to form a new transitional government and write a new constitution to be announced next month.

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