News / / 12.15.20

Aljazeera: ‘Unacceptable’: Sudanese PM criticises army’s business interests

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has hit out at the country’s military over its vast business interests, at a time of heightened tensions within the civilian-military transitional administration.

Hamdok’s comments on Monday came a day after the United States removed Sudan from its list of state sponsors of “terrorism”, a designation that has, among others, hindered the country’s access to international financial networks.

“Every army in the world invests in defence companies,” said Hamdok, an economist by training who has served in major international institutions…

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