Listen: African Union, Sudan And Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Alber Han discussed on PRI's The World
"Charles Maine's in Moscow. Thanks as always. Thank you. Protests continue in Sudan as people their call for an end to military rule. Just last week. President Omar al-bashir was toppled in a coup. Oh, a couple of days later, the coup leader himself stepped down today Sudan is still in the hands of the military now headed by Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Alber Han, the African Union is trying to change that the AU says that unless civilian rule is established in fifteen days Sudan will be suspended from the block so far behind refusing to budge the BBC's Katherine be our Hunga is in Nairobi. She's following the African Union's intervention. When a coup is taste, they have communion steps in quite strongly and says, you will be suspended from the union until you carry out elections or hand over to Seville in government. This has happened in places like Egypt Mali Guinea-Bissau as the African Union has a strong record of doing this. However, Saddam is quite complex the African Union doesn't have as much leverage. But what we've seen over the last few days is some countries like Egypt like rush. Shas Saudi Arabia. The United Emirates recognizing the military rulers incident. Western countries have been a bit more tentative the United States charged affair in Khartoum has met with the deputy leader. And so what we have is a push pull between countries that allied to sedan who would not want to see it fall apart. And if the transitional military council control itself to be able to stabilize the country, get"