Sudan main opposition group rejects general strike call - News Summed Up

Sudan main opposition group rejects general strike call


By AFPMore by this AuthorKhartoum,Sudan's main opposition group and supporter of the protest movement Sunday rejected its call to stage a two-day general strike because of a deadlock in talks with the ruling military. "We reject the general strike announced by some opposition groups" in the umbrella protest movement, the Alliance for Freedom and Change, the National Umma Party said in a statement. STRIKEIts opposition to the strike slated to start Tuesday was a sign of division between protest leaders at a time of deadlock in talks with army generals over installing a civilian administration. "A general strike is a weapon that should be used after it is agreed upon by everybody," Umma said. The National Umma Party led by former premier Sadiq Al-Mahdi said any such decision should be taken by a council of leaders of the protest movement.


Source: Daily Nation May 26, 2019 12:11 UTC



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