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Sweden will send troops to Sudan to help evacuate the country’s citizens.

Sweden will send troops to Sudan to help evacuate the country’s citizens.

Deputies of the Riksdag (Sweden’s unicameral parliament) on Sunday supported the government’s initiative to send troops to Sudan to help evacuate the Swedish embassy staff and citizens of the kingdom.

The proposal meant that the government should receive a mandate to send an evacuation force of no more than 400 people to Sudan, the Riksdag voted in favor of it on Sunday morning.

As expected, up to 150 troops will be sent to Sudan.

Since April 15, fighting has been going on in Sudan between the RRF under the command of Mohammed Hamdan Daglo and the regular army. The opposing forces in Sudan are exchanging conflicting statements about military successes and control of facilities, launching a large-scale information war in the media and social networks.


The death toll from the clashes in the country has risen to 600, according to Sudan’s health minister. World Health Organization spokeswoman Margaret Harris said at a weekly UN briefing in Geneva on Friday that 413 people, 3,551, have been killed in clashes between the Sudanese armed forces and the Rapid Reaction Force. were injured. According to the Sudanese doctors’ union, 256 civilians have been killed and 1,454 injured since the clashes began.