Urgent: The UN Security Council affirms its full support for the Sudanese Prime Minister

Agencies: Pulse News

The members of the UN Security Council condemned in the strongest terms “the attempt to disrupt the transitional phase in Sudan by force,” after Sudan announced that it had thwarted a coup attempt.

The members of the Security Council renewed their “full support to (Sudanese) Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok in his endeavors for Sudan to pass through a successful transitional phase that would achieve the hopes and aspirations of the Sudanese people for a comprehensive, peaceful, stable, democratic and prosperous future.”

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the coup attempt and also called for continued commitment to the transition process.

The members of the Security Council also encouraged civilian and military actors in Sudan to commit to the transitional phase and to continue working in a spirit of cooperation “to achieve the goal of a comprehensive Sudan transition as set out in the Constitutional Document and the Juba Peace Agreement.”

The members of the Security Council, according to the United Nations News website, expressed their solidarity with the people of Sudan, affirmed their readiness to support Sudan during the transitional period, and renewed their strong commitment to Sudan’s sovereignty, independence, territorial integrity and national unity.

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