Al-Burhan Affirms Commitment to Strengthening the Mechanisms of Peaceful Transition and Democratic Transition in Sudan

Staff Writer

New York: 23/09/2022 — Lieutenant-General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, Chairman of the Transitional Sovereignty Council, affirmed Sudan’s commitment to work on sustaining peace and strengthening the mechanisms of a peaceful transition to reach a full democratic transformation through fair, fair, and transparent elections that lead to civilian rule that represents all Sudanese.

His Excellency presented during his speech before the United Nations General Assembly in New York today, in which he presented features of the internal situation in Sudan as well as Sudan’s regional and international efforts to consolidate peace and fight cross-border crime and refugee issues.

Regarding the political transition in the country, the President of the Sovereignty Council reiterated the withdrawal of the military institution from the ongoing dialogue process in Sudan, with the aim of allowing the political and revolutionary forces that believe in democratic dialogue to form a civilian-led government of independent national competencies.

His Excellency praised the national initiatives for dialogue, in which political, social, and youth forces are involved, along with the signatories of the Juba Peace Agreement, and expressed his hope that they will result in a consensus that facilitates the democratic transition in the country.

His Excellency renewed the government’s full cooperation with the United Nations Integrated Mission to Support the Transitional Phase in Sudan (UNITAMS), to implement the matrix of liabilities for the transitional period, according to its formation decision No. (2524) of the year 2020.

He also confirmed the continuation of cooperation with the United Nations Interim Security Force in Abyei (UNICEF).

During his speech at the 77th session of the United Nations, Al-Burhan stressed the importance of international solidarity, joint multilateral action, and activating cooperation mechanisms between countries to confront the present global challenges, stressing Sudan’s commitment to the United Nations sustainable development plan for 2030.
Regarding the reform of the Security Council, he stressed that Sudan is dealing with this within the common African position.

In his speech, Al-Burhan congratulated the new President of the United Nations General Assembly, Mr. Chapa Kuroshi, for assuming the presidency of the 77th session.

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