US Removes Sudan From Terrorism Blacklist

The United States has formally removed Sudan from its state sponsors of terrorism blacklist less than two months after the East African nation pledged to normalize ties with Israel.

its Khartoum embassy has made it known that the move opens the way for aid, debt relief and investment to a country going though a rocky political transition and struggling under a severe economic crisis exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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In response to the move by the US, Sudan’s army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan who doubles as the head of the Sovereign Council, the country’s highest executive authority offered his congratulations to the Sudanese people.

Taking to his Twitter page, he said; “It was a task accomplished… in the spirit of the December revolution.”

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