Opposition leaders in Sudan have said that they have resolved major sticking points in talks with military rulers.
This would bring them closer to coming to a deal on forming a new transitional government.
The point of contention was that the opposition had asked that members of the sovereign council should not be granted blanket immunity from prosecution for past crimes.
Now opposition leaders say they have agreed that they could be granted only “procedural immunity” – meaning top officials could be tried with the permission of two-thirds of the legislative council, reports Reuters.
“The agreement is now just around the corner,” Satea al-Hajj, a leader in the Forces of Freedom and Change (FFC)
Talks were thrown into question after four schoolchildren were killed at a rally on Monday.
Protesters came out on Thursday in the capital Khartoum to demonstrate against those killings:
more recommended stories
Jacob Zuma lays criminal charge against state prosecutor in corruption trial
Former South African president Jacob Zuma.
UN Secretary-General urges Eswatini to respect children’s rights
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called.
South Africa rejects door on Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine – which Zimbabwe approved
South Africa’s drugs regulator said on.
Husband in court over killing of Kenyan athlete Agnes Tirop
The husband of the Kenyan athlete,.
Africa’s Covid cases surpass 8.42 million mark
The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases.
Ivory Coast’s ex-president Gbagbo vows return to political life
Former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo says.
Kissing Matt Hancock’s United Nation Africa job offer withdrawn
Former British health secretary Matt Hancock.
Rwandan president pardons former Prime Minister jailed for issuing fake cheques
President Paul Kagame has granted pardon.