Readout of the UN Secretary-General’s Meeting with Lt Gen Al-Burhan

Staff Writer

New York, 23 September 2022 – The UN Secretary-General met with Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, Chairperson of the Sovereign Council and Commander-in-Chief of the Sudanese Armed Forces.  

The Secretary-General expressed serious concern about the continuing political crisis in Sudan, as well as the rapidly deteriorating security, economic and humanitarian situations. 

The Secretary-General also emphasized the urgent need for an inclusive political agreement that restores the civilian-led political transition for the Sudanese people to realize their aspirations for sustainable peace, inclusive democracy, and economic prosperity. The Secretary-General also highlighted the importance of efforts to strengthen regional stability and cooperation.

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