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US to end some trade sanctions on Sudan

Friday October 06 2017
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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

By AFP

WASHINGTON

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.

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