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Sudan army general rules out Ramadan truce unless RSF leaves civilian sites

Sudan army general rules out Ramadan truce unless RSF leaves civilian sites

A top general from Sudan's army has ruled out a truce in the Islamic holy month of Ramadan unless the paramilitary group it is battling leaves civilian and public sites. The statement by Yasser al-Atta, a deputy commander of the army, comes after the army claimed advances in Omdurman, part of the wider capital, and an appeal by the United Nations Security Council for a truce during Ramadan, which begins this week. The paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) said it welcomed the ceasefire call. Atta's statement, issued on the army's official Telegram channel on Sunday and based on comments he made the previous day…
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As UN urges Sudan truce, Russia and China cite Gaza

As UN urges Sudan truce, Russia and China cite Gaza

THE United Nations Security Council called for an immediate cessation of hostilities in Sudan, prompting China to remind it not to forget about the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza and Russia to accuse the United States of double standards. Russia abstained, while the remaining 14 council members voted in favour of the British-drafted resolution that called for an immediate cessation of hostilities during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, which begins early next week. War erupted in Sudan on April 15, 2023, between the Sudanese army and paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF). The U.N. says nearly 25 million people - half…
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UN chief, fearing spread of conflict, urges Ramadan truce in Sudan

UN chief, fearing spread of conflict, urges Ramadan truce in Sudan

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged the warring parties in Sudan to agree to halt hostilities during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, a move the Security Council is also considering. "This cessation of hostilities must lead to a definitive silencing of the guns across the country, and set out a firm path towards lasting peace for the Sudanese people," Guterres told the 15-member Security Council. "There is now a serious risk that the conflict could ignite regional instability of dramatic proportions, from the Sahel to the Horn of Africa and the Red Sea." The Security Council is negotiating a British-drafted resolution…
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