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Sudan’s military leader seeks Saudi, UAE support

The head of the Sudanese military and chairman of the Sudanese Sovereign Council went to Riyadh for help with Sudan's multiplying challenges.
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CAIRO — The head of the Sudanese military and chair of the Sudanese Sovereign Council, Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, recently visited Saudi Arabia.

Burhan arrived in Riyadh March 21 after visiting the United Arab Emirates, South Sudan and Uganda. He was received by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and several prominent princes at the royal palace in Riyadh.

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