Europe News Desk!! One of the two warring factions in the violence-hit African country said there would be no talks as long as there was fighting, General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, the leader of Sudan’s paramilitary Rapid Support Force (RSF), said. Speaking to the BBC on Friday night, Dagalo, better known as Hemedti, alleged that RSF fighters were being bombed continuously. We do not want to destroy Sudan, Dagalo told the BBC. He blamed General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the head of the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF), for the violence. General Burhan has tentatively agreed to face-to-face talks in South Sudan. The RSF chief said he was ready for talks, but on the condition that the ceasefire should be in force. First stop fighting, then we can talk.
Dagallo said he had no personal problem with General Burhan, but considered him a traitor for bringing people loyal to former President Omar al-Bashir into the government, who was ousted in 2019 by the SAF and the RSF after mass street protests. was removed along with Unfortunately, Burhan is being led by the leader of the radical Islamic Front, he told the BBC. In 021, he and General Burhan overturned the power-sharing agreement with civilians, taking full control in a coup d’état. The two military leaders split this year over a proposed return to civilian rule, particularly over a deadline for Dagalo’s strong RSF to be brought into the army. “I am expecting a completely civilian government before tomorrow,” he told the BBC. This is my principle.
He also said that the RSF fighters are not the enemy of the soldiers. We will not fight you. Please go back to your army divisions. According to Sudan’s health ministry, 512 people have been killed and 4,193 others injured since the violence first broke out on 15 April. However, the United Nations estimates that the death toll could be much higher.
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