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Calls for Ceasefire: UN Secretary-General Urges Sudan to End Hostilities Now

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United Nations, April 26 – UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, speaking at a meeting of the Security Council, called on the parties in Sudan to immediately cease hostilities.
He said that Sudanese leaders should put the interests of their people first.
“This conflict will not and should not be resolved on the battlefield. The Sudanese people have made their wishes very clear. They want peace and the restoration of civilian rule through a transition to democracy. The parties to the conflict must respect the 72-hour ceasefire brokered by the United States and agree to a final halt.” for hostilities.”

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He called on all members of the Security Council and other countries and regional organizations to pressure the warring parties to reduce tensions and bring them back to the negotiating table immediately.
Since April 15, fighting has begun in Sudan between the Rapid Response Forces led by Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo and the regular army. The opposing forces in Sudan exchanged conflicting statements about military successes and control of facilities, which led to a large-scale information war in the media and social networks.
Sudan’s health minister said the death toll from clashes in the country had risen to 600. Nima Said Abid, the representative of the World Health Organization in Sudan, told a weekly UN news conference in Geneva on Tuesday that 459 people had been killed and 4,072 injured. armed conflict.

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