April 2, 2023

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The African Union suspends Sudan's participation ... and the World Bank's decision

The African Union suspends Sudan’s participation … and the World Bank’s decision

The union condemned, in a statement, “strict control.” Sudanese Army He considered power to be “unacceptable” and “shared values ​​and contempt”, dissolving the interim government and completely rejecting unconstitutional change of government.Democratic Standards of the African Union“.

The union said it welcomed the PM’s release. Abdullah Hamduk He was arrested by military officials on Monday morning and released on Tuesday evening, and “called for the full and unconditional release of all prisoners, including ministers and other civilian officials.”

The union announced that it was “sending a delegation to Sudan to negotiate with all parties with the aim of finding a conciliatory solution to the current political stalemate.”

The decisions were made during Tuesday’s meeting of the Peace and Security Council, which is responsible for conflict and security issues in the African Union.

On Monday, army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan announced the dissolution of the Sovereign Council and government and the imposition of a state of emergency. His decisions dissolved all trade unions and professional federations.

The African Union suspended Sudan’s membership in June 2019, three months after the fall of Omar al-Bashir, after Abdullah Hamdok announced the formation of a new government, before returning it.

World Bank

In this context, the World Bank announced its suspension of aid to Sudan, and World Bank President David Malpas said in a written statement: Any new activity at a time when we are closely monitoring and assessing the situation. “

The World Bank is particularly involved in Sudan’s debt relief mechanism.