Sudan’s Military Rulers Pledge to Restore Civilian Rule Amid Protests

Posted on April 12, 2019 10:15 pm

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Amid continuing turmoil and ongoing protests in Sudan, following the ouster of President Omar al-Bashir after 30 years in power, the country’s new military ruler has resigned. This comes as the transitional military council plans to restore civilian rule, ideally within two years. But the United States is calling on Sudan’s military leaders to hand over power to civilians sooner. VOA’s diplomatic correspondent Cindy Saine reports from the State Department.