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Signing of political agreement in Sudan delayed due to ‘outstanding issues’ -statement

CAIRO (Reuters) – The signing of a final political agreement‮ ‬in Sudan was delayed due to a lack of ‮”‬consensus on some outstanding issues‮”‬, the spokesperson of the negotiation process said early on Saturday in a statement.

The final accord to name a civilian government this month and launch a new transition towards elections was originally to be signed on Saturday.

Disagreements surfaced this week over the timeline for integrating the powerful paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) into the military, a move called for in a framework deal for the new transition signed in December.

(Reporting by Enas Alashray and Adam Makary; Editing by Muralikumar Anantharaman)


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