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Washington, D.C. – House Foreign Affairs Committee Lead Republican Michael McCaul, and Chairman Gregory W. Meeks, and Senate Foreign Relations Committee Ranking Member Jim Risch and Chairman Bob Menendez have issued the following statement on the introduction of a joint resolution condemning the October 25, 2021 military coup in Sudan:

“We strongly condemn the actions of General Burhan and all those who undertook the coup d’etat on October 25th. The crisis unfolding in Sudan has not only undermined the democratic transition, it has jeopardized Sudan’s prospects for economic recovery.

“As demonstrated by this resolution, we stand in solidarity with the people of Sudan, and call on General Burhan and the other members of the military junta to reverse course, or risk derailing the transition and fracturing U.S.-Sudan relations. As demonstrated by our support for freezing nearly $1 billion in assistance to Sudan, we will continue to pursue all appropriate measures to compel the junta to change course immediately, and restore order and civilian leadership in keeping with the constitutional declaration.”

Find a copy of the Resolution HERE.