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US-UK diplomatic efforts in Libya

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt  need of peace and stability in Libya as “global priority“. Both top diplomats reaffirmed their commitment to continued diplomatic efforts in Libya aiming at return to political process.

Sudan demands civilian leadership

Incumbent President of Sudan Omar al-Bashir was overthrown and arrested in a coup d’état by the military, but protesters came to the streets demanding the army the peaceful transition of power to civilians.

The President Bashir (75) was arrested by military after months of demonstrations against his rule protracted for three decades rule.

In an address on state television, Defence Minister Awad Mohamed Ahmed Ibn Auf, announced the presidential elections will be organised ater a two-year period of military rule.

Auf explained Bashir was being detained in a “safe place” and a military council would now run the country, but he did not reveal the names of the military to ascend to the positions.