Turkey will transfer its embassy from Khartoum to Port Sudan after gunfire on ambassador’s automotive, international minister says.
Turkey will transfer its embassy in Khartoum to Port Sudan after the Turkish ambassador’s automotive was hit by gunfire, Overseas Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has stated.
“With advice from the transitional authorities and Sudan military, we determined to maneuver our embassy quickly to Port Sudan for safety causes,” Cavusoglu instructed reporters within the southern metropolis of Antalya on Saturday.
No casualties have been reported and the supply of the gunfire that hit Ismail Cobanoglu’s car was unclear, stated Turkish diplomatic sources quoted by Anadolu Agancy. The sources spoke on situation of anonymity as they weren’t authorised to talk to the media.
The warring sides blamed every for the assault on the ambassador’s automotive.
Preventing between two rival generals – army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and Rapid Support Forces (RSF) commander Mohammed Hamdan “Hemedti” Dagalo – broke out on April 15. A whole bunch of individuals have been killed and hundreds of others wounded within the battle.
A disagreement had been fomenting in latest months between the 2 sides regarding the integration of the RSF into the armed forces — a key situation of Sudan’s transition settlement with political teams.
Sudan has been with out a functioning authorities since late 2021 when the army dismissed Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s transitional authorities and declared a state of emergency in a transfer decried by political forces as a “coup.”
The transitional interval, which began in August 2019 after the removing of longtime President Omar al-Bashir, was scheduled to finish with elections in early 2024.