The U.S. House and Senate have both passed resolutions with bipartisan backing calling for a peaceful transition to civilian-led government in Sudan. The Senate resolution, sponsored by Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Dick Durbin (D-Illinois.), was adoped on Jul 9 by voice vote. The House version, introduced by Dan Kildee from Michigan, Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, passed by a vote of 414-1 on July 15.
Both measures urged the U.S. government to actively engaged with the international cmmunity to find a solution. On July 15, U.S. envoy for Sudan, Donald Booth, met with the head of the Transitional Military Council (TMC), Lt. Gen. Abdul-Fattah Abdul-Rahman,to discuss the recent agreement on establishing a transitional administraton as protesters continue to press the military to share power.
Both Houses of the U.S. Congress adopt bipartisan resolutions supporting peaceful transition to civilian-led government in Sudan.
US Special Envoy to Sudan Donald Booth holds talks in Khartoum with TMC Chairman Abdelfattah El Burhan.
A demonstration in Khartoum in the week of July 1, 2019.
Radio Dabanga, 16 July 2019
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United States Senate, 10 July 2019
Bipartisan resolution encourages peaceful transition to civilian-led power in Sudan Read more »
U.S. House, 15 July 2019
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State Department, 14 June 2019
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