African Union Commission Chairman Rushes to Sudan: What’s in His Pocket?

The African Union Commission has announced that its chairman, Moussa Faqi Mahamat, will “immediately” travel to Sudan to talk to the two sides about a ceasefire as the country clashes for a second day.

In a statement released after an emergency meeting of the Union Security and Peace Council on Sunday afternoon, the African Union expressed its “deep concern” about the situation, calling on the army and operational support forces to “protect the civilian population.” This is stated in a statement released after an emergency meeting of the Union Security and Peace Council on Sunday afternoon.

Clashes erupted between army forces led by Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and paramilitary Rapid Support Forces loyal to his former ally Muhammad Hamdan Dagalo in the capital Khartoum yesterday morning, as the conflict between them suddenly turned into an armed conflict.

Source: AFP.

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