Sudan opposition to present candidates for civilian leadership on Sunday

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's opposition will present a list of mostly technocratic candidates for a civilian-led transitional council during its sit-in on Sunday, a top opposition leader told Reuters. The leader, who declined to be named, said the proposed council would be mostly civilian with some military participation

Reuters April 20, 2019 00:06:15 IST
Sudan opposition to present candidates for civilian leadership on Sunday

Sudan opposition to present candidates for civilian leadership on Sunday

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan's opposition will present a list of mostly technocratic candidates for a civilian-led transitional council during its sit-in on Sunday, a top opposition leader told Reuters.

The leader, who declined to be named, said the proposed council would be mostly civilian with some military participation.

Sudan has been ruled by a military council since former President Omar al-Bashir was ousted amid mass protests on April 11. Protesters are pushing for a rapid handover to civilian leadership.

(Reporting by Khalid Abdelaziz, writing by Hesham Hajali; editing by David Evans)

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