Sudan defense minister steps down as head of transitional military council

  13 April 2019    Read: 1141
Sudan defense minister steps down as head of transitional military council

Sudan’s Defence Minister Awad Ibn Auf said on Friday that he is stepping down as head of the country’s transitional military council, a day after former president Omar al-Bashir was overthrown in a coup, AzVision.az reports citing Reuters.

Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan will be the new head of the transitional military council, Ibn Auf said in a speech broadcast on state television on Friday.


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