Public and the revolutionary forces will be absent from the agreement signing tomorrow and fierce preemptive opposition from the former regime affiliates

Al-Yurae – Khartoum – The Sovereign Council, led by the military coup plotters, announced the signing of the framework agreement tomorrow, Monday, December 5, 2022, with a wide local and international presence, according to what was mentioned, in preparation for a new phase that the country foresees.
The press office of the Sovereign Council confirmed the holding of a meeting on Saturday evening at the guest house in Khartoum, which included General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, Chairman of the Sovereignty Council and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, and Lieutenant General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, Vice President of the Sovereignty Council and Commander of the Rapid Support Forces, with representatives of the forces that signed the political declaration with the participation and attendance of the tripartite mechanism consisting of the United Nations, the African Union and IGAD, and the Quadripartite mechanism consisting of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and the Union. European and representatives of its member states in Sudan.
It explained that the meeting discussed the developments of the political process, and secured the understandings reached that were summarized in the framework political agreement, and the Sovereign Council considered that the agreement constitutes a basis for resolving the current political crisis in the country, and stressed that it remains open to discussion and participation from other parties agreed upon for its development in the second phase of a final agreement and transitional constitutional arrangements, within a few weeks, in preparation for the formation of a civilian authority leading the transitional period leading to free and fair elections in which the people choose. The Sudanese who rules it
For their part, the forces of freedom and change confirmed the same thing that the agreement they reached will be immediately followed by the stage of completing the details of some issues with the widest participation of the revolutionary forces and stakeholders to be based on the transitional constitution, provided that the institutions of the transitional authority are established in a period not exceeding a limited weeks.

The forces of freedom revealed that the meeting included the forces that signed the political declaration, in the presence of representatives of the forces of freedom and change, the Sudanese Revolutionary Front, the original Democratic Unionist Party and the People’s Congress, with General Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, and Lieutenant General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, Commander of the Rapid Support Forces, amid an international and regional presence led by the tripartite mechanism and ambassadors of the Quartet, the Troika and the European Union, and explained that the meeting discussed the readiness of the Sudanese parties to start signing the framework political agreement that establishes the establishment of an authority A transitional civil led assumes the burdens of implementing the tasks of the glorious December revolution and completing the road towards achieving its goals, and renewed the call for all revolutionary forces to unify and arrange ranks and integrate all tools of peaceful political action in a way that leads to achieving the goals of the glorious December revolution, and establishing a sustainable democratic civil transition, ending decades of political tyranny that the country went through, alleviating the suffering of our people, and establishing a better future dominated by the values of freedom, peace and justice”..
The forces of the revolution resisting the former regime and the army’s coup against the transitional civilian authority represented by the youth resistance committees that lead the demonstrations in the street on an almost daily basis since the revolution have completely refused to agree with the military leaders or negotiate with them before dismissing them and holding them accountable for the murders committed in the past period
The Communist Party, which is an active element in the revolutionary forces that led the demonstrations to overthrow the former regime, rejected the agreement and considered the leader of the Communist Party, Ali Saeed, that the signing of the political framework agreement, which was set for him on Monday, will increase the crisis of Sudan and lead to a real disaster, and explained that the step is a repetition of the previous experience in a distorted manner.
“Any government that is not based on a popular base is rejected by the West because it does not achieve its interests,” he said,noting that the communist will resist the move by standing with the masses and continuing to raise the three no’s
the Umma Party announced its approval
In the same context, the Umma Party issued a statement after a lengthy meeting of its political bureau yesterday in which it announced its approval of the agreement with some observations. The Revolutionary Front also supported in a statement its support for the agreement and revealed that it would attend the signing tomorrow
The agreement to be signed is supposed to end a political crisis that exceeded a year, left behind by the army’s coup against the transitional democratic government on October 25, 2021, the declaration of a state of emergency, the dissolution of the civilian government, and the arrest of some ministers and political leaders, as the country lived without a government throughout this period, while the army was running things despite the sharp economic deterioration and the isolation of Sudan from international financial institutions.
According to the Framework Agreement, the commanders of the army and the RSF will be removed from political work permanently, but they will participate with representatives in the Security and Defense Council, whose functions and powers will be determined by the interim constitution, and chaired by the civilian prime minister, who will be chosen by the political forces that signed the constitutional declaration. The agreement also specifies that the head of state shall be a civilian figure who will also head the armed forces and the Rapid Support Forces. The agreement prohibits the formation of military or paramilitary militias..
The agreement also stipulated the reform of the security and military apparatus and the merger of the Rapid Support Forces and the armies of armed movements to form a single national professional army, with the reform program to be agreed upon in the transitional constitution by the military leadership. It was also agreed to dismantle and liquidate the ousted Bashir regime in a manner committed to the rule of law and respect for fundamental rights.
However, the “framework agreement” postponed the resolution of 4 issues to allow for further discussion on them with broad public participation and stakeholders to reach consensus on them and include them in the final agreement. These issues are transitional justice, security and military reform, an assessment and evaluation of the Juba Peace Agreement, and an attempt to expand the peace process by including non-signatory movements to join the peace process.
On Thursday, EU envoy to the Horn of Africa Annette Weber said in a meeting with the head of the Sovereignty Council, Lieutenant General Burhan, that the formation of a government in the near future would lead to a renewal of the Union’s commitment to support Sudan.
A statement from the Sovereign Council quoted Weber as saying: “We look forward to the next step of forming a government that encourages the EU to provide support to provide for the needs of the Sudanese people.” “The formation of a government in the near future makes us renew the EU’s commitment to supporting Sudan and enables us to work together to build Sudan’s future.”
Meanwhile, supporters of the isolated regime and its allies organized a march in front of the headquarters of the UN mission in the suburb of Manshia in Khartoum, to express their rejection of the current political settlement, and also to protest what they called “foreign interference in the affairs of Sudan.” This group has marched similar processions in recent weeks for the same reasons, repeating that the current political settlement has been imposed on Sudan by foreign actors.
For his part, governor of Darfur Minawi warned against moving forward with the signing of the framework agreement, saying, “The agreement is imposed on us against our will before sitting down and discussing among the various parties, except for the ousted National Congress Party (the party of former President Omar al-Bashir).”JEM leader Jibril Ibrahim also announced at a press conference in the evening that they reject any “bilateral agreement” between the army and the Alliance for Freedom and Change.
. The Framework Agreement paves the way for the formation of a new civilian government of independent competencies to manage the 24-month transitional period starting with the signing of the agreement and ending with elections for the transition to a parliamentary democracy.

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