Sudan Says Plans to Retake Territory from Ethiopia

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KHARTOUM (Somaliguardian) – Sudan’s prime minister Abdalla Hamdok and the chief of the Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan on Monday announced plans to begin development projects in Fashaqa triangle on the border with Ethiopia and work to retake 7 agricultural settlements still held by Ethiopian troops and allied Amhara militias.

In a rare visit, the prime minister Abdalla Hamdok and the head of the Sovereign Council Abdel Fattah al-Burhan arrived in Fashaqa on Monday and toured villages which have been recently taken by the Sudanese forces from Ethiopia’s military.

Hamdok and al-Burhan inaugurated the Wad Aroud and Wood Cole bridges on the Atbarah River, among several bridges the government plans to build in the area to end the isolation of the region from the rest of the country during the rainy season.

The head of the Sudanese Sovereign Council said troops will go ahead with a planned military operation to “recover the rest of the land” still occupied by the Ethiopian troops, calling on Ethiopia to stop violating Sudanese borders.

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