The Peace and Security Council (PSC) of the African Union on Wednesday, after a closed meeting on the situation in this country, decided to immediately suspend Sudan from all activities of the Pan-African organization.
In a statement issued by the PSC on Wednesday at the end of its 1041st meeting held on Tuesday on the situation in Sudan, the Council decided “with immediate effect, to suspend the participation of the Republic of Sudan in all activities of the AU. Effective restoration of transition authority”.
The PSC, which strongly condemned the “seize of power by the Sudanese military on October 25, 2021 and the dissolution of the transitional government”, welcomed the prime minister’s release, and called for the immediate, unconditional and total release of all detainees. Including ministers and other civil officials.
The council “underlines the need for the military to respect human rights; in this regard, warns the military that they will be held responsible for the health, safety and personal safety of those in charge,” the statement read exclusively. .
On Monday, the chairman of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, claimed to have learned with deep dismay about the dire development of the current situation in Sudan, which has, among other things, resulted in the arrest of the prime minister. Abdullah Hamdock and other civil officials.
He called for the immediate resumption of consultations between civilians and soldiers within the framework of a political declaration and constitutional decree.
The Chairman of the Commission reaffirmed that the only relevant path of dialogue and consensus is to save the country and its democratic transition, calling for the release of all arrested political leaders and the strictest respect necessary for human rights. .
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