Europe News Desk!! The Sudanese army said it has sent negotiators to the Saudi Arabian port city of Jeddah to discuss a humanitarian ceasefire as part of a Saudi-US initiative to end the conflict in the African country. As part of the Saudi-US initiative, a delegation of the Sudanese armed forces left for Jeddah to discuss details related to the ceasefire, Xinhua news agency reported, citing a statement issued by the Sudanese military on Friday. This creates suitable conditions for our citizens to deal with the humanitarian aspects of the current situation, the statement said. Earlier this week, the Sudanese army and the paramilitary Rapid Support Force (RSF) agreed to extend the ceasefire for seven days. Had happened
Although RSF has not officially confirmed that it has sent negotiators to Jeddah, local media reports are doing so. Armed clashes between the Sudanese army and the RSF have been ongoing since 15 April in the capital Khartoum and other areas. Both sides have accused each other of starting the conflict. Tens of thousands of Sudanese citizens have been displaced or forced to seek refuge in safer areas in Sudan and neighboring countries, including Egypt, Ethiopia and Chad, according to UN figures. According to the Sudanese Ministry of Health, 550 people have been killed and 4,926 others injured in the conflict so far.
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