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The Qatari embassy in Sudan was attacked.

The Qatari embassy in Sudan was attacked.

The Qatari embassy in Sudan was attacked and looted by gunmen, the Qatari Foreign Ministry said on Twitter on Saturday.

“We condemn the attack and vandalism of our embassy by militias in Khartoum,” the ministry said in a statement.

The ministry clarified that at the time of the attack on the embassy, ​​none of the diplomats were injured, since the entire diplomatic staff of the diplomatic mission was evacuated. “We emphasize the need to save embassies and diplomatic missions from the consequences of hostilities in Sudan,” the Qatari Foreign Ministry called.

Earlier, militants attacked the diplomatic missions and homes of diplomats in many countries in Khartoum, including Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Jordan.

Fighting has been going on in Sudan since April 15 between the Rapid Reaction Force (RRF) under the command of Mohammed Hamdan Daglo and the regular army. The opposing forces exchange conflicting statements about the successes in combat operations and control over objects, having launched a large-scale information war in the media and social networks. According to the latest figures from the World Health Organization, 702 people were killed and 5,687 injured in the clashes. The situation in the country is not improving, despite the negotiations of the delegations of the parties in Saudi Jeddah. Earlier, a spokesman for the Saudi Foreign Ministry said that negotiations are being conducted through intermediaries, their goal is to achieve a stable short-term truce.

At the same time, the Al-Arabiya TV channel on May 12, citing sources, reported that the government army and the RRF, which are in conflict in Sudan, for the first time signed an agreement in which they pledged to do everything possible to avoid harm to civilians. The agreement was the first between the army and the RRF since the beginning of the conflict on April 15.

According to the terms of the agreement, the parties undertake to refrain from any attacks that may harm the civilian population, and to take all precautions not to harm the civilian population, to allow all civilians in Sudan to leave the fighting areas and besieged areas, to protect medical workers and public institutions in Sudan.