Sudan army says envoy sent to Saudi for ceasefire talks

Sudan crisis: More than 500 people have been killed since the war broke out between the country’s two powerful generals.


The Sudanese army said late Friday that it had sent emissaries to Saudi Arabia to discuss “details of a ceasefire in the process of being expanded” with its paramilitary foes.

Regular army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan supported a seven-day ceasefire announced by South Sudan on Wednesday, but on Friday morning the paramilitary Rapid Support Force said they would extend the ceasefire past three days under US-Saudi mediation. Were staying ,

Several ceasefires have been agreed upon since fighting between rival security forces began on April 15, but none have been respected.

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