Sudan: Blinken issues a warning to Sudan’s rivals as the US diplomatic convoy is attacked
A US discretionary guard experienced harsh criticism in Sudan in a clear assault by warriors related with Sudan’s paramilitary rapid Support Forces, the US secretary of state Antony Blinken, has said, in an episode he depicted as “careless” and “untrustworthy”.
Blinken issued a clear warning in response to the incident on Monday. He called RSF leader Gen. Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, also known as Hemedti, and Sudan’s army chief, Gen. Abdel Fatah al-Burhan, to inform them that any threat to American diplomats was unacceptable.
According to Blinken, the US-flying diplomatic convoy that was shot at was flying. banners and all in the escort were protected. ” At a press conference in Japan, where he was attending a G7 meeting of foreign ministers, he stated, “We have deep concerns about the overall security environment.”
On Saturday, Hemedti, the deputy head of the Sovereign Council, and army units loyal to Burhan, the head of Sudan’s transitional governing Sovereign Council, engaged in combat. The UN emissary to Sudan says somewhere around 185 individuals have been killed and in excess of 1,800 injured. In any case, there were a lot more bodies uncollected in the roads.
According to a representative of the US state department, during his calls with the opposing leaders, Blinken urged them to agree to a ceasefire and expressed “grave concern” about the deaths of civilians. According to the official, both parties were obligated to “ensure the safety and wellbeing of civilians, diplomatic personnel, and humanitarian workers.”
During their call, Hemedti stated that he and Blinken had “discussed pressing issues” and planned to have additional conversations. Hemedti, whose whereabouts have not been disclosed since the fighting began, tweeted, “We will have another call to continue dialogue and work hand in hand to forge a brighter future for our nations.”