UN Starts Talks in Sudan Over Post-Coup Crisis


The United Nations consultations with Sudanese civil society groups began on Monday. The goal of these meetings is to direct negotiations to resolve the country’s political crisis after an October coup.

The military takeover derailed a transition toward elections in which the army had agreed to share power with civilian groups following the overthrow of longtime leader Omar al-Bashir in a 2019 uprising. Unless a new course for the transition and a path to credible elections is found, Sudan’s economic plight could worsen and instability could spread inside and outside its borders, analysts and diplomats say.

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