Sudanese army “not to relinquish an inch of Sudan’s territories”

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General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, the head of Sudan's ruling military council, addresses the crowd in Khartoum's twin city of Omdurman on June 29, 2019. - Burhan, told a rally in Omdurman, the twin city of Khartoum, that the generals were ready to give up power. "We promise you that we will reach an agreement fast with our brothers in the Alliance for Freedom and Change and other political groups," he said. "We are ready to cede power today to an elected government that is acceptable to all the people of Sudan. (Photo by ASHRAF SHAZLY / AFP) (Photo credit should read ASHRAF SHAZLY/AFP/Getty Images)

Sudanese army on Friday vowed “not to relinquish an inch of Sudan’s territories.”

“The international borders with Ethiopia are known and indisputable, and we will not give up an inch of our country’s land,” said the army on its Facebook account, adding that “we will not tolerate imposing our control over the entire territory of our country.”

The Sudanese army said on Wednesday Ethiopian militias attacked its forces on the border between the two countries.

The border area between Sudan and Ethiopia often witnesses attacks by militias during the preparation for agricultural season.

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