Sudan analyst: El-Burhan-Hamdok agreement is ‘an intermediate stage to avoid bloodshed, international isolation’
December 8 – 2021 RADIO DABANGA, The controversial political agreement signed on November 21 by Gen Abdelfattah El Burhan, leader of the military junta that seized power in Sudan in a coup d’état on October 25, and Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok, is “an intermediate stage that allows avoiding the worst effects of the coup, including bloodshed, international isolation, and Sudan’s return to its former pariah status in the international community”.
Dr Suliman Baldo, a US-based Sudanese analyst in African affairs and a specialist in conflict areas points out that all economic programmes that were in the process of tackling the economic crisis have been radically halted. In an extensive interview with Radio Dabanga about the October 25 coup, its repercussions, and expected scenarios, the first part of which will be broadcast today.
He added that the El Burhan-Hamdok agreement has a very specific/limited mission in this aspect. Its only condition is that the civilian Council of Ministers enjoy full executive powers according to what is stipulated in this framework.
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