Sudanese transitional government says coup attempt failed
Al Jazeera English posted this video clip, titled “Transitional Government of Sudan Says Coup Attempt Failed” – below is their description.
Sudanese authorities have reported an unsuccessful attempt to overthrow the country’s transitional government, accusing “military officers and civilians” of the former government of ousted President Omar al-Bashir.
Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok addressed the attempted coup, which took place on Tuesday morning, which he called “an extension of previous attempts” to overthrow the transitional government created after the longtime leader el -Bashir was removed from power in 2019.
Mohammed Adow reports from Al Jazeera.
Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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The history of Sudan dates back to the Pharaonic period. Independence from the British was proclaimed on January 1, 1956.
Islam was the state religion of Sudan and Islamic laws applied from 1983 to 2020 when the country became a secular state. The economy has been described as lower middle income and relies on oil production. Sudan is a member of the United Nations, the Arab League, the African Union, COMESA, the Non-Aligned Movement and the Organization for Islamic Cooperation.