US working to extend ceasefire in Sudan
Washington is actively working to extend the 72-hour ceasefire in Sudan. The United States is in close contact with partners on this issue. This was announced by US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken.
The politician noted that the three-day truce is not ideal, but it helped to “significantly reduce the level of violence” between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Reaction Forces. Also, according to Blinken, thanks to the truce, international organizations were able to deliver humanitarian aid to Sudan. The words of the Secretary of State on Thursday, April 27, leads RIA News.
Clashes between the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Reaction Force started April 15 in the cities of Khartoum and Meroe. The parties accused each other of the attack. April 25 in Sudan was announced 72 hour ceasefire. The Ministry of Health of the country said that 600 people died as a result of the clashes. The WHO reported 459 dead and 4072 wounded.