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Khartoum announces ‘review’ of Sudanese-Russian naval deal | Source: The Arab Weekly

A file picture shows Russian navy ship docked at the port of the Sudanese city of Port Sudan. 

Sudan is reviewing a deal the previous regime negotiated with Russia allowing construction of a naval base after some clauses were found to be “somewhat harmful”. Sudan was dependent militarily on Russia because of crippling sanctions imposed by Washington against the government of now ousted president Omar al-Bashir. But since his 2019 overthrow, Sudan has moved closer to the United States.

Source: The Arab Weekly


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