Protesters hold flags and chant slogans as they march against the Sudanese military’s recent seizure of power in Khartoum. (File/Reuters)
- “We call for the full and immediate restoration of its civilian-led transitional government ”: Statement
- “We encourage the release of all those detained in connection with recent events,” the statement added
WASHINGTON: Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, the United States and Britain urged the restoration of the civilian government in Sudan on Wednesday.
“We call for the full and immediate restoration of its civilian-led transitional government and institutions,” said a joint statement released by the US State Department.
“We encourage the release of all those detained in connection with recent events and the lifting of the state of emergency,” the statement said.
“Violence has no place in the new Sudan, on this point we encourage an effective dialogue between all parties, and we urge all to ensure that the peace and security for the people of Sudan is a top priority.”
The United States has led condemnation of the military’s takeover of power last week that interrupted a fragile transition to democracy in which power was shared with a civilian government.