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Civilian government to be established in Sudan: New head of military council

Reuters , Saturday 13 Apr 2019
Abdel Fattah al-Burhan
Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan Abdelrahman
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The new head of Sudan's transitional military council said on Saturday that a civilian government would be established after consultations with opposition forces and promised that the transitional period would last for a maximum of two years.

In his first televised address, Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan Abdelrahman said he was cancelling a night curfew ordered by his predecessor and ordered the release of all prisoners jailed under emergency laws ordered by ousted President Omar al-Bashir.

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