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Sudans military council names new intelligence and security chief

Sudans transitional military council has appointed Lieutenant General Abu Bakr Moustafa as the countrys new National Intelligence and Security Service chief, the councils spokesperson said during a press conference on Sunday.

“The chief of the military council appointed Lieutenant General Abu Baker Mustafa as the chief of the National Intelligence and Security Service,” Lieutenant General Shamseddine Kabbashi told reporters.

This comes a day after the resignation of the former National Intelligence and Security Service chief Salah Gosh.

The councils spokesperson Kabbashi said that all police officers who took part in the mass demonstrations will be released.

He added that the council will proceed with the arrest of former regime figures. He also said that Defense Minister Awad Ibn Auf was also relieved of his post.

Kabbashi said that a bill will be announced defining the relationship between the army and the political forces.

The spokesperson further clarified that the National Congress Party will not be represented in the coming government, and that both Sudanese ambassadors in Washington and Geneva will be relieved from their positions.

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