Coup d’etat in Sudan: UN Security Council convened

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The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to meet in closed session on Tuesday (26/10) to discuss the military coup in Sudan. The meeting was convened at the request of six Western States – United Kingdom, Ireland, Norway, USA, Estonia and France – clarified sources in French Agency.

During a press conference via video conference from Khartoum with journalists at New York, his special envoy UN in the Sudan, the German Volker Pertes, stated a little earlier that he expects to be called to report the new situation that is developing in Sudan in the security Council.

He expressed the hope that the 15 Member States would show unity again, stressing that his communications Council the last two years “are taken rather seriously” by the factors in Sudan.

According to diplomats, its members Security Council intend to request the adoption of a joint communication. The text is not expected to reach the explicit condemnation of the coup, which was carried out by Secretary-General of the United Nations, The Antonio Guterres· He will probably limit himself to simply expressing his concern Council.

The goal is for it to be adopted by all members, however it is not certain whether the Russia and the China, clarified a diplomat.

THE Moscow yesterday he differed from the general international outcry, judging that the military coup was “the logical result of a failed policy” accompanied by “widespread foreign involvement”, defying the “despair and deplorable state of much of the population”.

Asked about international reactions, o Volker Pertes recorded that the criticisms are stronger than the USA and Europe, but more measured than neighboring countries, which are concerned about the stability of the region.

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