Deputy Chairman of the interim sovereign council in Sudan and commander of the Rapid Support Forces asserted that the transitional authority in the African country will not compromise peace, security and democratic transformation. His strong words came in a press conference he made in Juba , capital of South Sudan, amid mutiny of military operation corps of the General Intelligence Service.

"We will not retreat from goals of the revolution"

General Himedti: Peace and Security is incompressible

Deputy Chairman of the interim sovereign council in Sudan and commander of the Rapid Support Forces asserted that the transitional authority in the African country will not compromise peace, security and democratic transformation. His strong words came in a press conference he made in Juba, capital of South Sudan, amid mutiny of military operation corps of the General Intelligence Service.

There are conflicting reports from Khartoum. However Al Jazeera Qatar based channel estimates soldiers of GIS operation about 13 thousand who refused to accept their after service pensions citing “underpaying” and demanding more compensations as they are being forced to retire coercively.

General Himedti, the strong man in the civilian and military transitional government in Khartoum that was formed after ousting the former president Bashir, is leading peace talks with Sudanese military and political oppositions in Juba. While he tried to send assurance messages to his people, he stressed the need for vigilance.

We will not retreat from goals of the revolution

“we will not retreat from goals of the revolution” he said. In a different tone, prime minster of the interim government Dr. Abdullah Hamdok expresses confidence in military apparatus to undertake necessary steps to restore normalcy.

Sudan was ruled since 1989 by the Islamic national front and its political wing the NCP till its people took to the streets in December 2018. The Sudanese Armed Forces decided in April 2019 to support the demonstrations and oust president Bashir.

 

Priscilla Wolmer
Directrice de la rédaction