Sudan crisis: Talks stall 'as military demands barricades removed'

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Protesters erect a barricade along a street during demonstrations in central Khartoum, Sudan May 15, 2019

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Barricades have been set up across the capital, Khartoum, but the military says they hinder negotiations

Sudan’s military rulers have suspended talks on moving towards civilian government until protesters clear roadblocks in the capital Khartoum, opposition leaders say.

An opposition alliance said the Transitional Military Council (TMC) was demanding barricades be removed.

The setback comes hours after the TMC and the opposition agreed a three-year transition period to civilian rule.

Shots were fired on Wednesday as soldiers tried to clear barricades.

Protesters in Khartoum said at least nine people were wounded, but that figure could not be…



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