Sudan military names three members for sovereign council - Sky News Arabia

CAIRO (Reuters) - Sudan's sovereign council will include Transitional Military Council (TMC) head Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, his deputy Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo and Lieutenant General Yasser Al-Atta, the TMC's spokesperson said to Sky News Arabia. Under a power-sharing agreement the sovereign council will include five members selected by the TMC, five picked by the main opposition coalition, and one agreed upon by both sides.

Reuters August 18, 2019 00:10:45 IST
Sudan military names three members for sovereign council - Sky News Arabia

Sudan military names three members for sovereign council  Sky News Arabia

CAIRO (Reuters) - Sudan's sovereign council will include Transitional Military Council (TMC) head Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, his deputy Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo and Lieutenant General Yasser Al-Atta, the TMC's spokesperson said to Sky News Arabia.

Under a power-sharing agreement the sovereign council will include five members selected by the TMC, five picked by the main opposition coalition, and one agreed upon by both sides.

The military's two remaining members will be named at a later time, Shams El Din Kabbashi said.

(Reporting by Samar Ahmed; Writing by Nafisa Eltahir; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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