Sudan said to face ultimatum from US demanding normalization in exchange for removal from terror support list
The Sudanese Sovereignty Council decided to go ahead with normalizing the country's ties with Israel, sources close to the Sudanese leadership told i24NEWS.
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A source close to the council told the Arabic-language edition of i24NEWS that after a heated discussion late on Wednesday, the council decided to yield to US pressure and forge formal ties with Israel.
According to reports in Sudanese and Arab media outlets, Washington gave Sudan 24 hours to respond to an ultimatum demanding that Sudan recognizes Israel and normalizes its ties with the Jewish state in exchange for being removed from the US blacklist of terrorism supporters. Read more at i24