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Sudan military to reinstate PM Hamdok after deal – Umma Party head

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  • Umma Party says deal to reinstate Hamdok agreed
  • FCC civilian coalition calls for protest to continue
  • Military ousted Hamdok in coup on Oct. 25

KHARTOUM, Nov 21 (Reuters) – Sudan’s military plans to reinstate Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and release all political detainees under a deal to end weeks of deadly unrest, the head of one of the country’s main political parties told Reuters on Sunday.

A source close to Hamdok said he had agreed to the deal to stop the bloodshed but the civilian coalition that shared power with the military previously said it opposed any talks with the “putschists” and called for protests to continue on Sunday.

Sudan’s military has lifted restrictions on Hamdok’s movement and removed the security forces that were stationed outside his home on Sunday, his office told Reuters.

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