Sudan: Statement by the High Representative Josep Borrell on the current political situation

25 Oct: Sudan: Statement by the High Representative Josep Borrell on the current political situation

(Source: EEAS)

The EU condemns the detention of Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and other members of the civilian leadership by Sudan’s military forces. We call on the security forces to immediately release those they have unlawfully detained. The actions of the military represent a betrayal of the revolution, the transition, and the legitimate requests of the Sudanese people for peace, justice and economic development.

The right of peaceful protest must be respected; violence and bloodshed must be avoided at all cost; we also urge communication networks to be open.

The EU will continue to support those working for a democratic …