Sudanese parties agree to 24-hour ceasefire

Riyadh, June 9 (BNA): The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United States of America announced that representatives of the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces have agreed to a cease-fire throughout the country for a period of 24 hours, starting today. June 10 at 6:00 am Khartoum time.

According to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA), the two parties agreed that during the ceasefire period they will refrain from movements, attacks, the use of aircraft or drones, aerial and artillery bombardment, strengthening positions and resupplying forces, and refraining from pursuing this. military advantage during the ceasefire. They also agreed to allow freedom of movement and the delivery of humanitarian aid throughout the country.

The facilitators share the Sudanese people’s frustration with the uneven implementation of the previous ceasefire. The facilitators proposed this last initiative in an effort to break the cycle of violence. If the 24-hour ceasefire is adhered to, it will provide an important opportunity for the provision of humanitarian assistance and for the parties to take confidence-building measures that could allow the Jeddah talks to resume. If the parties fail to respect the 24-hour ceasefire, the mediators will be forced to consider postponing the Jeddah talks.


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