Algeria warns against foreign interference in Sudan


Algeria advises against foreign interference in Sudan’s second civil war, according to Asharq Al-Awsat and agencies.

On 28th January, President Abdelmadjid Tebboune consolidated Algeria’s support for Sudan while cautioning the involvement of international powers in the country’s internal conflict.

General Abdulfattah al-Burhan, head of Sudan’s Sovereign Council warned that “Sudan is facing a conspiracy with the complicity of international and regional partners.”

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During al-Burhan’s two-day visit to Algeria, President Tebboune likened Algiers and Sudan as “two brotherly nations,” with “centuries-old relations,” in a joint press conference. The leaders held talks and chaired expanded discussions regarding both countries’ delegations.

Al-Burhan thanked Algeria for its undying support in its time of “difficult circumstances” against “evil forces” – known as the Rapid Support Forces (RSF).

Behind the press conferences, meetings and chaired discussions, the Sudan Liberation Army Movement has been recruited to join forces with al-Burhan’s Sudanese army to secure the Gedaref state and Sudan’s eastern borders from the RSF.

Coordination of Civil Democratic Forces spokeman, Alaeddine Naqd told Asharq Al-Awsat that the civil forces delegation is scheduled to meet with South Sudan official’s to discuss the country’s role in achieving peace.

The conflict commenced on 15th April 2023 after General al-Burhan and his deputy Mohamed Hamdan Daglo suffered a difference in opinion after a joint coup in October 2021, bringing an end to their camaraderie.

The country’s hostilities have claimed the lives of over 13,000 people (estimated by Conflict Location & Event Data project) and displaced more than 7 million people, according to the UN.



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