Khartoum Airport announces the suspension of flights, and the ambassadors of Sudan in 12 countries announce the rejection of the "coup" Khartoum Airport announces the suspension of flights, and the ambassadors of Sudan in 12 countries announce the rejection of the "coup"

Khartoum Airport announces the suspension of flights, and the ambassadors of Sudan in 12 countries announce the rejection of the "coup"

Khartoum Airport announces the suspension of flights, and the ambassadors of Sudan in 12 countries announce the rejection of the "coup"

Sudanese take to the streets of capital Khartoum

Demonstrations continue in Sudan rejecting the actions of the army, which decided to dissolve the Sovereignty Council and the Ministers, and while the Sudanese army commander, Lieutenant-General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, pledged to achieve a political transition and form a government of competencies that would represent all Sudanese, the Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok’s office said that Al-Burhan’s claims to protect the revolution would not deceive him. Sudanese people.

In a press conference held on Tuesday afternoon; Al-Burhan affirmed his intention to cancel the state of emergency as soon as the construction of the institutions of the transitional period is completed. Al-Burhan said that the transitional period passed through political tensions that brought the country into a phase of political fragmentation.

Al-Burhan added that a group of the Forces of Freedom and Change decided to single out the scene at the expense of other forces, and accused that group of hijacking the Sudanese revolution and excluding others, including the armed forces.

Al-Burhan revealed that Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok is in his hospitality. He said that Hamdok will return to his home when the security situation stabilizes.

On the same issue, a diplomatic source said that the ambassadors of Sudan in 12 countries, including the United States, the Emirates, China and France, rejected the statement of the military coup that took place on Monday.

The statement was also signed by Sudan's ambassadors to Belgium, the European Union, Geneva, United Nations agencies, South Africa, Qatar, Kuwait, Turkey, Sweden and Canada.

The statement stated that the ambassadors are siding with the popular resistance to the coup.

Airports closed
Hours after Al-Burhan's statement, the Sudanese authorities decided to suspend all flights to and from the airport in the Sudanese capital, Khartoum.

According to the Director of Sudanese Civil Aviation, Ibrahim Adlan, all incoming and outgoing flights from Khartoum Airport have been suspended until October 30, due to the conditions the country is going through.

Adlan confirmed to Reuters that the decision to suspend flights also includes all Sudan's airports, but indicated that Sudanese airspace will remain open to transit flights.

Khartoum airport is located in the center of the Sudanese capital, where demonstrators and soldiers block most roads with stones and burning tires. An iron fence separates the airport from the main streets of Khartoum.

Calls for the release of Hamdok
In turn, the office of Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdouk called on those he called "the putschists" to immediately release him, in reaction to Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan's statements that Hamdok is not arrested and is with him in his home to protect him.

Hamdok's office said - in a statement posted on Facebook - that the claims of those he described as the head of the coup that what he is doing is protecting the revolution will not deceive the Sudanese people.

He added that the coalition that is forming aims to finish off Sudan and the revolution, and is led from behind by the National Congress (the party of former President Omar al-Bashir).

The statement described Al-Burhan's actions as merely implementing internal and external dictates, and had nothing to do with the army or the nation's interest.

Noting that Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok is the executive leadership recognized by the Sudanese people and the world.

The statement stressed that there is no alternative to the streets, strikes and disobedience until the gains of the revolution return.

For his part, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that the Sudanese Prime Minister and officials who were illegally detained must be released immediately.

Guterres added - in a press conference - that he reiterates his strong condemnation of the military's seizure of power in Sudan.

Demonstrations continue
In the meantime, thousands of Sudanese continued - today, Tuesday - to protest against the military's control of power and the expulsion of their civilian partners from power, after 4 people were killed and more than 40 wounded in Khartoum by the army's bullets during demonstrations against his move.

Today, Tuesday, demonstrations took place in several areas in Khartoum and in several other states, in protest against the measures announced by the Sudanese army chief.

Demonstrators burned tires in the main streets of Khartoum, and closed some streets and bridges.

The Sudanese Professionals Association called for the use of what it described as the tested tools of peaceful resistance in the general political strike and open and comprehensive civil disobedience.

Activists also posted pictures on social media of what they said was the closure of shops in the capital, Khartoum, in compliance with civil disobedience.

And calls were issued through loudspeakers to urge citizens to participate in civil disobedience, denouncing the decisions announced by Lieutenant-General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan against the transitional government.

On the other hand, the National Charter group decided to lift the sit-in, which was located in front of the presidential palace in Khartoum, in response to the declaration of a state of emergency and the decisions of Al-Burhan.

The Supreme Council of the Beja Opticals and Independent Amaudiya also announced its adherence to abolishing the eastern Sudan path included in the Juba Peace Agreement, establishing a negotiating platform for the issue of eastern Sudan, and forming a government of national competencies in accordance with the constitutional document.

Karar Askar - Youth Secretary of the Supreme Council of Beja Opticals - told Al Jazeera that the council is committed to escalation and closing the Port of Sudan and the international road, until its demands are fully realized.

Splits in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
On the diplomatic front, the Sudanese Foreign Ministry said, "The Minister of Foreign Affairs in the transitional government, Maryam Al-Mahdi, sent a message to her counterparts in African, Arab and Western countries, informing them that the legitimate Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok and members of his government are in an unknown location until now."

The statement added that the government condemns what it described as the military coup, and will not give in to its unconstitutional declarations, and will resist it by all means of civil resistance.

In this context, Khartoum's ambassadors to France, Belgium and Switzerland condemned - on Tuesday - the Sudanese army's actions against the transitional government.

Sudan's ambassadors to France, Omar Bashir Manis, to Belgium, to the European Union, Abdel Rahim Ahmed Khalil, to Switzerland and to the United Nations Office, Ali bin Abi Talib Abdel Rahman, said - in a joint statement on Facebook - "We condemn in the strongest terms the brutal military coup against your glorious revolution, and we welcome the international stances." We call upon peace-loving countries and peoples to reject the coup.”

The statement added, "We declare our total alignment with the heroic resistance of our people, which is being watched by the whole world, and we announce that the Sudanese embassies in France, Belgium and Switzerland are embassies for the Sudanese people and their revolution."

And yesterday, Monday, the Army Commander, Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, declared a state of emergency in the country, dissolving the Sovereignty Councils (which he headed) and the transitional ministers, relieving governors, and suspending some provisions of the constitutional document on managing the transitional phase.

He justified his decisions by saying - in a televised speech - that "the incitement to chaos by political forces pushed us to do what preserves Sudan," considering that "what the country is going through has become a real danger."

Hours before these decisions, the authorities carried out a series of arrests, including the head of the transitional government, ministers, officials and party leaders
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