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Sudan PM Seeks End toCountry's Pariah Status

Sudan’s new prime minister says in an interview that ending his country’s international pariah status and drastically cutting military spending are prerequisites for rescuing a faltering economy.Abdalla Hamdok, a well-known economist, told The Associated Press on Sunday that he has already talked to U.S. officials about removing Sudan from Washington’s list of countries sponsoring terrorism and portrayed their reaction as positive. He says that “a democratic Sudan is not a threat to anybody in the world.”He also hopes to drastically cut Sudan’s military spending which he says makes up a large chunk of the state budget.Hamdok was sworn in last week as the leader of Sudan’s transitional government. His appointment came four months after the overthrow of autocratic leader Omar al-Bashir, who ruled for nearly three decades.... If you wish to read this full breaking news headline, plus more articles from around Thailand and Asia like, Sudan PM Seeks End toCountry's Pariah Status, simply click on 'Read full story' below, but 1st please give us a 'LIKE' or 'SHARE' before you leave. Thank you Sudan PM Seeks End toCountry's Pariah Status

 

 

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Published By: VOA NEWS - Sunday, 25 August

 

 

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