Sudan's military council reaches deal with opposition on transitional authority
14, (Xinhua/GNA) - Sudan's Transitional Military Council (TMC) on Monday
announced that a deal was reached with the opposition forces on the structure
and system of the transitional authority.
discussed levels of rule and institutions of the transitional period,"
said Shams-Eddin Kabashi, the TMC spokesman, at a press conference in the
capital Khartoum. "An agreement has been reached with the Freedom and
Change Alliance on structure of the transitional authority and its system and
the powers of the joint sovereignty council," Kabashi added.
He explained that
the representation in the joint sovereignty council would be discussed in a
meeting to be held on Tuesday.
Earlier in the
day, a new round of talks was launched between the TMC and the major opposition
forces to discuss formation of a joint sovereignty council, a civilian
government and a transitional legislative council.
On May 2, the
opposition alliance submitted a constitutional document to the TMC on the
institutions and arrangements of the transitional period.
demanded the formation of a 15-member joint sovereignty council, including
eight civilians and seven military representatives.
demanded formation of a 17-minister civilian government which holds the power
of declaring the state of emergency, and the formation of a 120-member
chaired by Abdel-Fattah Al-Burhan, is tasked with running Sudan's affairs
following the ouster of former President Omar al-Bashir.
Source: GNA Story (https://ghananewsagency.org/africa/sudan-s-military-council-reaches-deal-with-opposition-on-transitional-authority-149766)
Published: 2019-05-14 15:58:45
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