US to end some trade sanctions on Sudan

Friday October 06 2017

Sudanese members of the Rapid Support Forces ride in the back of a Toyota pickup truck as they prepare to receive President Omar al-Bashir during his visit to the village of Umm al-Qura, northwest of Nyala in South Darfur province, on September 23, 2017. The US will end some of its sanctions imposed on the government of Sudan. PHOTO | ASHRAF SHAZLY | AFP



The United States will end some of its toughest economic and trade sanctions imposed on the government of Sudan, senior administration officials said Friday.

Sudan will remain blacklisted as a state sponsor of terror, and some targeted sanctions will remain, but the regime has made progress in ending domestic atrocities, the officials said.