The United States Condemns Assassination Attempt Against Sudan Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok

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Department of State
Office of the Spokesperson
For Immediate Release
Press Statement by Morgan Ortagus, Department Spokesperson
March 9, 2020


The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms today’s attack on Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok’s convoy in Khartoum and offers our condolences to the loved ones of victims killed or injured in the attack.  We continue to monitor the situation closely and stand ready to assist the Sudanese government as we may be able.

The United States strongly supports Sudan’s civilian-led transitional government.  We stand with it and the Sudanese people in their pursuit of peace, security, prosperity, democracy, and equality.

This translation is provided as a courtesy and only the original English source should be considered authoritative.
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