UN Security Council Holds Briefing on Sudan Crisis
14:16 GMT 27.10.2021 (Updated: 20:11 GMT 19.10.2022)
The coup in Khartoum occurred as the term of the 11-member transitional Sovereign Council of Sudan was approaching completion and the military was expected to transfer power to a civilian government.
Sputnik is live from New York, as the United Nations Security Council holds a briefing on the situation in Sudan. Previously, the Sudanese Army arrested Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and dissolved the government, declaring a state of emergency.
Khartoum has been facing mass rallies, with people protesting against the power grab.
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