Sudanese officials, rebels and diplomats react after signing the initial agreement on a roadmap for peace talks in Juba, South Sudan. Reuters
Sudan’s new prime minister, Abdalla Hamdok, arrived in South Sudan on Thursday on his first official visit since becoming premier, declaring “the sky is the limit” for ties between the former foes.
The signing of a final power-sharing agreement by Sudan’s pro-democracy movement and the ruling military council is a historic step that ensures participation of all spectrums of Sudanese national forces and will certainly help consolidate the stability of the political system. Sudan has re-scripted history with the dawn
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