Sudanese anti-military protesters took to the street against last year's coup demanding an immediate transfer of power to civilians, in Khartoum, Sudan, Sept 29, 2022. (MARWAN ALI / AP)
KHARTOUM – A tripartite mechanism tasked with facilitating intra-Sudanese dialogue announced on Monday that they are getting closer to a satisfactory settlement for Sudan's political impasse.
Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, deputy chairman of Sudan's Transitional Sovereign Council, met here on Monday with representatives of the tripartite mechanism, which is composed of the United Nations, African Union and the Intergovernmental Authority on Development.
Chairman of Sudan's Transitional Sovereign Council Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan reiterated the commitment of the military to exit the political scene and devote itself to performing its duties in maintaining the unity, security and stability of the country, and to leave room for civilians to form a civilian government
"We see that we are getting closer and closer to a satisfactory settlement for all parties to the political process," Mohamed Belaish, spokesman of the tripartite mechanism, said after the meeting, without disclosing any details of the settlement.
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He described the meeting with Dagalo as "positive and constructive," in which they reviewed the political developments and the ongoing dialogue among the country's political parties.
Also on Monday, Chairman of Sudan's Transitional Sovereign Council Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan said the political scene would witness a breakthrough in the coming days.
He reiterated the commitment of the military to exit the political scene and devote itself to performing its duties in maintaining the unity, security and stability of the country, and to leave room for civilians to form a civilian government.
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Sudan has been suffering a political crisis since Al-Burhan, also the general commander of the Sudanese Armed Forces, declared a state of emergency on Oct 25, 2021 and dissolved the Sovereign Council and the government.
Since then, the capital Khartoum and other cities have been witnessing continued protests demanding a return to civilian rule.