Top general al-Burhan reappoints himself head of transitional council two weeks after coup: Sudan TV

Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, leader of the feared paramilitary Rapid Support Forces, will be Sudan's de facto ruler l-Burhan's deputy

Agence France-Presse November 11, 2021 22:53:37 IST
Top general al-Burhan reappoints himself head of transitional council two weeks after coup: Sudan TV

Sudan's Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan addresses a press conference at the General Command of the Armed Forces in Khartoum, Sudan on 26 October. AP File

KhartoumSudan: Sudan's de facto ruler General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on Thursday named a new transitional council to steer the country after his coup in October, state television reported.

Burhan, who led the ruling Sovereign Council formed in 2019 after the toppling of long-time autocrat Omar al-Bashir, will keep his position as head of the council.

Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, leader of the feared paramilitary Rapid Support Forces, remains his deputy.

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