US revokes sanctions on Sudan

The U.S. has decided to revoke economic sanctions following sustained positive action by the Government of Sudan. The revocation will be effective October 12, 2017

In a statement issued by State Department

Today, the United States decided to revoke economic sanctions with respect to Sudan and the Government of Sudan under Executive Orders 13067 and 13412, in recognition of the Government of Sudan’s sustained positive actions to maintain a cessation of hostilities in conflict areas in Sudan, improve humanitarian access throughout Sudan, and maintain cooperation with the United States on addressing regional conflicts and the threat of terrorism. The revocation will be effective October 12, 2017. This action came about through a focused, 16-month diplomatic effort to make progress with Sudan in these key areas.

Read more: https://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2017/10/274659.htm



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