Sudan's ruling military council and the pro-democracy movement signed a document on Wednesday that outlines a power-sharing deal, but the two sides are still at work on a more contentious constitutional agreement that would specify the division of powers.
Sudan's top general said the military council that assumed power after the overthrow of former president Omar al-Bashir in April will be dissolved with the implementation of a power-sharing deal reached with protesters last week.
Crowds of jubilant Sudanese took to the streets of Khartoum on Friday to celebrate a landmark deal between protest leaders and the country's ruling generals aimed at turning the page on months of political unrest.
Sudan's protest leaders have blamed ruling generals for deadly new violence as three blood-stained bodies were found a day after thousands of Sudanese took to the streets to urge the country’s ruling generals to relinquish power.
Tens of thousands of Sudanese have taken to the streets to protest a deadly crackdown on people outside the military headquarters in Khartoum earlier this month and to urge the country’s ruling generals to cede power to civilians.
Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across Sudan Sunday chanting "civilian rule, civilian rule" as police fired tear gas in Khartoum, amid international calls for restraint to avoid a new deadly crackdown.