Sudan’s Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdouk has resigned

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Just six weeks after taking office, Sudanese Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdouk resigned.

Announcing his resignation during a televised speech, Hamdouk said: “I am stepping down because of the failure to restore the civilian government. Happened

Incumbent Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdouk was arrested in October, and Hamdouk was re-appointed as prime minister on November 21 in protest.

Also read: Sudanese army and political leaders reach agreement, decide to reinstate PM

A month ago, an agreement was reached between the military leadership and political leaders to reinstate ousted Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdouk and release imprisoned political leaders. But the agreement was rejected by pro-democracy parties and thousands of people, and protests began.

It may be recalled that on October 25, the leader of the Sudanese army, General Abdul Fattah Burhan, declared a state of emergency in the country and overthrew the government, detaining Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdouk and detaining several political leaders.

Demonstrations in favor of democracy have been going on in the country since the imposition of martial law and there has been constant pressure from the international community to restore democratic rule.

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