Sudan: Military ruler promises civilian control, with a catch | DW News

In Sudan, protests continue, despite promises from the new head of the country’s military council following this week’s coup. He vowed to “uproot the old regime.” Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Burhan says a civilian government will be formed after talks with the opposition – with a maximum ‘transition period’ of two years. But demonstrators remain unimpressed. Boosted by the resignation of President Omar al-Bashir and Defense Minister Awad Ibn Auf, they’ve presented a list of demands to the military rulers. Among them, immediate civilian control.

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