Sudan Defence Minister Sworn in as Chief of New Military Council
awad ibn_ouf sudan head of military

Sudan’s defence minister was sworn in Thursday as chief of the new military council that replaced president Omar al-Bashir hours after the army ousted the veteran leader, state television reported.


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Lieutenant General Awad Ibnouf took the oath to become the head of the council, it said, adding that the army’s chief of staff Lieutenant General Kamal Abdelmarouf was appointed as his deputy.


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