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Saudi Araba and the United Arab Emirates have issued statements in support of Sudan’s transitional military council after mass protests forced longtime President Omar al-Bashir from power.

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Saudi Arabia says it “stands by the Sudanese people” and calls on all Sudanese “to give priority to the national interest” of their country. The UAE called on the Sudanese “to work for protecting legitimacy and ensuring a peaceful transfer of power.”

Saudi King Salman ordered an unspecified package of aid for Sudan that includes petroleum products, wheat and medicine.

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In separate statements issued late Saturday, Saudi Arabia and the UAE specifically expressed support for Sudan’s transitional council formed by the military. The UAE said it welcomed the swearing-in of Gen. Abdel-Fattah Burhan on Friday as head of that council.


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