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Sudan, the European Union and the United States are preparing to evacuate their citizens – Africa

The armed forces in Sudan agreed to a truce for a period of 3 days, starting last night, to allow citizens to celebrate Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of Ramadan, and to facilitate humanitarian services. This announcement comes hours after the paramilitary factions put forward a proposal for a 72-hour ceasefire. The Armed Forces announcement comes via its Facebook page. “The army expects the rebels to respect all requirements of the truce and stop any military action that endangers it,” she said on Facebook.

Meanwhile, the European Union plans to evacuate its citizens from the Sudanese capital, Khartoum As soon as the security situation allows. “We are trying to coordinate the evacuation of our civilians from the city, whose situation is now in great danger. We are working on different options to evacuate people,” an EU official said. “For now, the assessment of those on the ground, including the EU embassy, ​​is that There are no security conditions for initiating an operation of this kind. He added, while fighting continues between the army and paramilitary forces. “We are preparing to evacuate the embassy in Sudan if necessary, but we have not reached this stage yet,” he added. This was stated by US national security spokesman John Kirby in a briefing with a small group of journalists.

Sudan, Plumes of smoke near Khartoum Airport

An American citizen was killed in clashes in Sudan. This was announced by the US State Department, stating that it is in contact with the family. At the moment, there is no other information except that the man did not work at the US Embassy in Khartoum. “We continue to maintain close contact with our embassy and our staff,” he added.

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A humanitarian worker at the International Organization for Migration was killed in Sudan. The same UN agency reported this from Geneva in a statement, specifying that “the car in which he was traveling with his family was hit in an exchange of fire between the two warring parties.”

413 people were killed and 3,551 injured in clashes between the army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces in Sudan. This was announced by the World Health Organization.

UNICEF added that among the victims were at least nine children who were killed and more than 50 injured.

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