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Sudan military leader says ties with Israel ‘may eventually take a natural form’

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Sudan’s top general, Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, has said that “Sudan’s relationship with Israel may eventually take a natural form.”

In an interview with the Al Arabiya network published Friday, al-Burhan added that normalization with Israel was “necessary to return Sudan to the international community.”

A key motivator in Sudan’s decision to normalize ties with Israel last year was then-US President Donald Trump’s decision to remove Khartoum from the State Department’s blacklist of state terror sponsors

Al-Burhan seized power and detained Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok on October 25, but after international condemnation and mass protests he reinstated the premier nearly a month later, in a deal that many in the pro-democracy movement oppose.

Anti-coup protests have been repeatedly held in Khartoum and other cities around the country to demand that the armed forces stay........

© The Times of Israel

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