Sudan military council to kicks off new round of talks with protest movement

KHARTOUM, Sudan’s military Council and protesters are to hold fresh talks over who is going to be in power and leading a civilian administration on Monday (tomorrow), Shamseddin Kabbashi, the spokesman for military council said.

Kabbashi made the remarks in a press release, adding the “new round of talks will take place 12:00 PM (local time), and will be more positive since the two sides agreed on issues related the transition period.” On another front, the military council threatened to end closure to streets and end any traffic jam outside the main area of protests, the council also denied any attempts to end the protest by force, or by any of the armed forces units.

In a previous statement, the military council said groups closed down from Al-Nile Street and other roads, which was completely rejected by the council.

The latest planned round of talks come as thousands of protesters remain camped outside army headquarters in central Khartoum.

Earlier, three people were killed and 15 others wounded in tribal clashes in the eastern Sudanese city of Gadarif.

The clashes witnessed burning of houses and shops in the city market after renewed clashes on Saturday evening, the ‘Sudani’ newspaper quoted the governor of Gadarif Muhie Al-Deen Al-Hadi as saying.

Source: Kuwait News Agency