Sudan’s 11-member sovereign council gets sworn in

The remaining 10 members of the Sovereign Council will be sworn in later on Wednesday. (AFP)

The 11-member sovereign council that will lead Sudan through three years of transition to civilian rule was sworn in on Wednesday, state media reported.

General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, who chairs the ruling body, took the oath first in front of the head of the country’s judiciary, followed by the council’s other members two hours later, the SUNA news agency said.

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