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US Official Visits Sudan

US Official Visits Sudan

Monday, 6 June, 2022 - 05:45
Protesters march during a rally against military rule following coup in Khartoum, Sudan, February 10, 2022. Reuters/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/File Photo

US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Molly Phee was in Sudan on Monday in support of the Sudanese-led process to resolve the crisis following the October 2021 military takeover.

The process is facilitated by the United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (UNITAMS), African Union (AU), and Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), the State Department announced Sunday.

“While in Sudan, Phee will meet with a wide range of Sudanese stakeholders and political actors and urge them to seize the opportunity offered by the UN-AU-IGAD-facilitated process to restore the transition to democracy and economic stability, and to advance peace,” it said in a statement.

“The United States is committed to supporting the democratic aspirations of the Sudanese people,” it added.

The statement said that Phee will travel to Sudan from June 5 to 9.

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