Trump’s administration is preparing to bring its top diplomat from Africa to Sudan amid mounting global concern over the bloody crackdown on pro-democracy activists by the country’s ruling military council.
The Ethiopian mediator between the two side talks on restoring a civilian administration would begin soon. The army has agreed to release political prisoners as a confidence-building measure.
Donald Trump’s reaction on Sudan Massacre
Assistant Secretary of the State for African Affairs Tibor Nagy was supposed to meet leaders in Sudan just a week after more than 100 people were killed by government-backed paramilitary forces.
Donald Booth, a seasoned former ambassador with extensive experience in Africa, is expected to rejoin the State Department.