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Vol 63 No 13

Published 23rd June 2022


Civilians stand firm as crisis talks falter

General Burhan's alliance with Islamist forces is blocking progress on talks to restart the transition and end Khartoum's isolation

A week of false starts and crisis talks to reinstate the transition to elections and constitutional rule made clear there is no prospect of progress without the participation of the anti-coup Forces of Freedom and Change and its allies. This was reiterated in informal talks between FFC representatives and military officers that stretched into the early hours of 10 June, and were organised by United States Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Molly Phee and Saudi Arabia's ambassador Ali bin Hassan Jaffar.

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