The united nation Security Council on Tuesday strongly condemned recent violence in Sudan and called on Khartoum’s military rulers and protest movement to work toward a solution to the crisis.
In a joint statement signed by Britain and Germany the council called for an immediate halt to attacks against civilians. Sudan has been led by a military council since it toppled president Omar al-Bashir on the eleventh of April after months of nationwide protests against his autocratic rule.
According to a committee of doctors, more than hundred people were killed in a crackdown on protesters on June third, but officials say the death toll is much lower.
Meanwhile, Protest leaders have agreed to suspend a civil disobedience campaign launched after a bloody crackdown on demonstrators and resume negotiations with the country’s ruling generals on the formation of a transitional sovereign council, an Ethiopian envoy has said.
Speaking to reporters in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum today, Mahmoud Drir said the Transitional Military Council (TMC) had also agreed to release political prisoners as a goodwill gesture, without giving details.