Sudan says to push for full lifting of US sanctions
Eastern Eye Staff
Sudan said Thursday (13) it would press on with efforts to achieve a full lifting of US sanctions against Khartoum, even as it hoped Washington would reverse its decision to extend a decades-old trade embargo. On Tuesday (11), US president Donald Trump prolonged a review period to October 12 before his administration decides whether or not to permanently lift the sanctions imposed in 1997. His predecessor Barack Obama had eased the measures in January, but kept Sudan on review for six months, a period that ended on Wednesday (12). Trump’s order to extend the review period angered his Sudanese counterpart…
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