US NEWS: The US signs a declaration to officially remove Sudan from the list of supporters of State terrorists

This comes after US President Donald Trump sent a letter to Congress officially informing lawmakers that his administration had revoked Sudan’s nomination as a sponsor of the terrorist regime, in late October.

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has signed a notice, removing Sudan from the list of State terrorist sponsors, the U.S. ambassador to Khartoum said on Monday.

“The 45-day church notice period has expired and the Secretary of State has signed a declaration stating that the removal of the Sudan State Sponsor of Terrorism will take effect from today (December 14), which will be published in the Federal Register,” read a Facebook post to the US ambassador to Khartoum.

This comes after US President Donald Trump sent a letter to Congress officially informing lawmakers that his administration had revoked Sudan’s nomination as a sponsor of the terrorist regime, in late October.

Trump also said that Sudan has provided assurances that it will not support acts of international terrorism in the future.

Earlier, in October, the President announced that Sudan would be removed from its list of state sponsors Stor Sponsors of Terrorism after paying for people who had been victims of previous attacks in the US.

According to the Anadolu news agency, the announcement marks a milestone in the relationship between countries that have been developing steadily following the 2019 ouster of long-time leader Omar al-Bashir.

Sudan, which had sheltered Osama bin Laden for nearly five years at a time when the Al-Qaeda leader was involved in the attacks in the United States, was placed on the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism in 1993, Sputnik quoted the US State Department.

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