Sudan suspends membership in IGAD regional bloc | News

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The government of war-ravaged Sudan says it has suspended its membership in the East African regional bloc, the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).

The announcement on Saturday was made by the foreign ministry, which is loyal to Sudanese army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan.

The Sudanese army and the Rapid Support Forces paramilitary group have been fighting for nine months in a vicious war that has killed thousands of people and displaced more than seven million.

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