KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — An African Union envoy says Sudan’s ruling navy council and the nation’s pro-democracy motion have reached a power-sharing settlement, together with a timetable for a transition to civilian rule.
Mohammed el-Hassan Labat mentioned early Friday that either side agreed to type a joint sovereign council that can rule the nation for “three years or a bit of extra.” The edges agreed to 5 seats for the navy and 5 for civilians with a further seat going to a civilian with navy background.
The rising deal might break weeks of political deadlock for the reason that navy ousted autocratic President Omar al-Bashir in April.
Talks on a power-sharing settlement had collapsed when safety forces razed a protest camp in Khartoum on June 3. Negotiations resumed earlier this week, after large protests final weekend.