US News Sudan will act to get Washington to remove it from the "black list"

15:25  02 august  2020
15:25  02 august  2020 Source:   lejdd.fr

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US Assistant Secretary of State John Sullivan discussed these topics in Washington on Tuesday with Sudanese Foreign Minister Al-Dirdiry Ahmed. The two countries plan to expand their bilateral cooperation and “facilitate meaningful reforms to strengthen the stability of Sudan and make further

But the officials in these Western capitals clearly told them to act against Hafiz Saeed first The ' black list ' threat is being used to force Pakistan to serve American interests," said Shoaib. "But I think Pakistan is still not going to be blacklisted by FATF because Washington needs Islamabad right now.

Le Premier ministre soudanais, Abdallah Hamdok en août 2019 à Khartoum © Ebrahim HAMID Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok in August 2019 in Khartoum

Sudan has displayed its satisfaction at seeing the United States ready to withdraw from the blacklist of states supporting terrorism and expressed its readiness to act to achieve this withdrawal.

The head of American diplomacy, Mike Pompeo, had estimated Thursday that the withdrawal of Sudan from the blacklist of states supporting terrorism would be "a good thing".

In a press release published on Saturday, the transitional government announces "to welcome Mr Pompeo's remarks and undertakes to do what is within its purview to meet the requirements of the American administration, so that it act positively on this issue ".

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It also participated in administering the Proclaimed List of Certain Blocked Nationals, or the " Black List ", and took In enforcing economic sanctions, OFAC acts to prevent "prohibited transactions", which are described But OFAC is not required to remove an individual or entity from the SDN list.

By then, Washington had convinced Riyadh to give up its support to Pakistan in return for a full FATF membership. Pakistan did make some laws before the Paris meeting that would allow it to act against these groups Pakistan was first put on the FATF grey list in 2012 but was removed in 2015

The United States are in negotiations with the Sudanese Prime Minister, Abdallah Hamdok, to remove his country from this American list which is a brake on investments.

The Sudanese government assures us "to be ready to continue to work with the American administration, in order to promote a climate which will help to remove the name of Sudan from the list of countries supporting terrorism and to enter into partnership (with the United States) which will benefit both countries ".

Le chef de la diplomatie américaine Mike Pompeo, le 30 juillet 2020 à Washington © JIM LO SCALZO The head of American diplomacy Mike Pompeo, July 30, 2020 in Washington

One of the last stumbling blocks is the compensation of American families for two attacks perpetrated in 1998 against embassies of the United States. United in Africa, claimed by the jihadist organization Al-Qaeda.

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The United States then accused Sudan of having supported those responsible for the attacks and demanded compensation for the families of the American victims, which today is a prerequisite for the country's removal from the blacklist.

On this point, the press release recalls that the Prime Minister has undertaken "to continue his efforts (...) to close this file".

"I think that lifting the state accusation supporting terrorism, if we can do it, if we can deal with the victims of these tragedies, would be a good thing for American foreign policy," Mike Pompeo said on Thursday at the meeting. 'a parliamentary hearing.

"This is an opportunity that does not present itself often. We all know the history of Sudan and the tragedies that have shaken it. There is a chance not only for a democracy to emerge, but perhaps for regional opportunities that could result from it, ”he added.

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