Political and Legislative

White House Imposing Sanctions Against Sudan Amid Ongoing Violence

The White House on Thursday announced sanctions against Sudanese forces amid ongoing fighting in the country between warring factions, including economic penalties and visa restrictions.

National security adviser Jake Sullivan condemned the ongoing fighting despite a cease-fire agreement, which he said was hindering the delivery of humanitarian assistance and causing unnecessary bloodshed.

“The failure of the Sudanese Armed Forces and Rapid Support Forces to abide by the ceasefire only further deepens our concern that the people of Sudan will once again face a protracted conflict and widespread suffering at the hands of the security forces,” Sullivan said in a statement.

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