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Al-Burhan: The Sudanese revolution presented a unique example with its pacifism, heroism and sacrifices

 Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, head of the Transitional Sovereignty Council in Sudan, said, "The Sudanese revolution in December 2018 presented a unique example of its peace, heroism and sacrifices made by the Sudanese youth."

Al-Burhan added - during the International Conference in Support of the Transitional Phase in Sudan, which began its work today, Monday / in the French capital, Paris - “The international conference in support of the transitional phase in Sudan provides a historic opportunity for Sudan to re-launch in the world as a country preparing to integrate into the community of nations carrying a message of goodness, peace and cooperation from others. After being isolated for thirty years, subject to sanctions. "

He expressed his sincere thanks to the heads and leaders of countries, international and regional organizations and institutions for participating in the conference, which confirms their support for the democratic transition in Sudan and their eagerness to establish the meanings of peace, security and prosperity as basic rights for all peoples of the world. He continued: “We are proud of the historic and pivotal role that the armed forces in Sudan have played, Which adds another dimension to the uniqueness and distinction of the Sudanese revolution and its success story, and the armed forces will remain the guarantor and guardian of the democratic transformation and the protector of the transitional period, and they will continue, among the components of the transitional government, to fulfill their duty in the constitution entrusted with protecting the interests and borders of Sudan and its security by all means and means.

He stressed that the change brought about by the glorious December revolution in Sudan is a real and historical change towards democratic transformation and openness to the outside world, noting that Sudan is now on the right track in order to return to the international system to carry out the necessary reforms that included legal, justice and economic reform, as well as the release of freedoms. General and achieving internal peace and signing peace agreements in Juba with a large part of the armed opposition movements, as well as starting to complete the peace process with other parties.

Al-Burhan explained that all of this was the result of the partnership between the civilian and military forces, as they represent the two parties to the partnership in the transitional government, which has now expanded after the joining of the Juba Peace Groups.

He pointed out that the peace agreements signed in Juba focus on addressing the real roots and causes of the conflict, noting that these remedies face great challenges in their implementation, due to the lack of resources necessary for reconstruction efforts in conflict areas, voluntary return efforts for displaced persons and refugees, and security arrangements related to the repatriation. Inclusion, demobilization, and others.

Al-Burhan stressed that Sudan, with its location, history and contributions, deserves to be a pioneer in the regional and international community, explaining that the Sovereignty Council has strongly supported the efforts of external openness led by the executive government through direct communication with the heads and leaders of friendly and brotherly countries.

He indicated that the Sovereignty Council made a complementary effort to the Executive Government in affirming the importance of joining peace initiatives in the Middle East region and supporting every initiative that would benefit the democratic transition in Sudan, in a way that preserves for Sudan its decision and sovereignty and qualifies it to become a basic pillar for the sustainability of security and stability in the region.

He also affirmed commitment to all international covenants and covenants, human rights and respect for the basic principles of friendship, cooperation and non-interference in the affairs of other countries, as well as the effective contribution to promoting regional and international cooperation and adopting good-neighborly policies.

He also stressed that what has been agreed upon in the institutions of the transitional government is the call to pursue negotiations to resolve differences, especially with neighboring Ethiopia in the issue of the Renaissance Dam, in a manner that preserves the rights of the three countries in accordance with international law .. and went on to say, "Sudan is with the same concern for the unity, territorial integrity and sovereignty of its country." On its internationally recognized borders, it is also keen on the security and stability of neighboring Ethiopia and the principles of regional and international cooperation, especially security threats, such as efforts to combat terrorism and fight transnational crime.

Al-Burhan concluded his speech by stressing that the partnership formed after the success of the Sudanese revolution is working well and is moving in the country confidently to achieve the slogans of the revolution and complete the democratic transformation desired by the end of the transitional period, and that the arrangements for the transitional period are proceeding with confidence in achieving the transformation and change that the slogans of the revolution called for. In freedom, peace and justice.