Saudi, US announce commitment to protect Sudanese civilians

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AMMAN — Saudi Arabia and the US announced Friday that representatives of the Sudanese Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces had signed a declaration of commitment to protect civilians in Sudan on Thursday in Jeddah. اضافة اعلان

The declaration obligates the conflicting parties in Sudan under international humanitarian law and human rights law to promote humanitarian action to meet the needs of civilians, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

The signatories of the declaration are urged to enable the safe delivery of humanitarian aid, restore basic services, withdraw forces from hospitals and clinics, and allow for the burial of the dead.

The ensuing talks in Jeddah will focus on reaching an agreement on an effective ceasefire for up to ten days to implement the declaration's commitments.

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