US Charge: Relations to Continue to Develop Whether or Not Sanctions Are Lifted

SMC- The US government will continue to work with Sudan to realize important developments whether or not the US government decides to lift sanctions or not, according to U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Steven Koutsis. This came after an agreement was signed between the United States, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID),  on Tuesday with

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Ten African armies to join manoeuvres in Sudan

July 11, 2017 The Eastern Africa Standby Force (EASF) held a conference, Monday, to plan for military exercises  in Sudan scheduled for November. In December 2015 ESAF announced that 5,000 troops were ready to be deployed whenever required to intervene in support of the Sudanese peace process. Representatives from Sudan, Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda, Kenya, Burundi,

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U.S. postpones decision on Sudan sanctions for three months

July 12, 2017 WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States on Tuesday postponed for three months a decision on whether to permanently lift certain sanctions on Sudan over its human rights record and other issues, the State Department said. Former President Barack Obama lifted the sanctions for six months starting in January and a decision by

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