By Sally Shakkour
Office of the ousted Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok announced his release on Sunday, after serving a long-term house arrest following the military coup, BBC Arabic reported.
عاجل: مكتب رئيس الوزراء السوداني المعزول عبد الله حمدوك يُعلن إطلاق سراحه— BBC Arabic - عاجل (@bbcarabicalerts) November 21, 2021
According to media sources, a deal was agreed between Sudan's army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and former Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdok, to resolve the dispute and de-escalate tension amid deadly protests which took place in several cities against the military coup.
Deadly protests in Sudan has left at least 38 deaths in Khartoum on Wednesday due to unrest since the military seized power, a pro-democracy doctors’ union said. "Hundreds more have been wounded."
Moreover, a statement is expected to be released today for further details of the agreement where Hamdok is set to be back on track.
مصادر العربية: حمدوك في طريقه إلى القصر الجمهوري للقاء البرهان #العربية_عاجل https://t.co/a1vIGVFnOW— العربية عاجل (@AlArabiya_Brk) November 21, 2021
According to the head of the Umma Party, Fadlallah Burma Nasir, the deal will be announced to the media within hours.
Following Hamdok's release, Arabiya revealed that the ousted prime minister is currently on his way to the royal palace to meet Al-Burhan and to agree on the deal.
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