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US to remove Sudan from state sponsors of terror list

President Donald Trump announced the plan to de-list Sudan on Monday.

The Donald Trump administration will remove Sudan from the US state sponsors of terror list once Sudan’s government transfers into escrow $335 million in settlement money for families of victims of the 1998 embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania, Trump announced Monday.

The decision to remove Sudan from the list will ease the impoverished country’s access to international investment and aid more than a year after popular protests ousted long-time dictator Omar al-Bashir and nearly two decades since Sudanese officials began cooperating with the United States on counterterrorism efforts.

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