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Sudan turmoil throws wrench into normalization with Israel

Sudanese leaders declared a few months ago that full normalization with Israel will take place only when a civilian transition government is established, now less likely than ever as military infighting continues.

Israeli diplomats told Al-Monitor Monday that the current conflict between Sudan’s military and the paramilitary group Rapid Support Forces (RSF) led by Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo (Hemedti) will delay the finalization of the normalization between Israel and Sudan, in process since 2020.

Sudanese leaders have said in recent months that normalization will be concluded only after the establishment of a civilian transition government.

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