testimony. War in Ukraine: "I transmitted a dozen GPS coordinates to the Ukrainian army every day," said a resistant from Kherson
in Ukraine, the city of Kherson was released just a week ago. After almost nine months of Russian occupation, the Ukrainian army was able to recover the city, helped from the inside, by a handful of resistance fighters. © supplied by Franceinfo when the Russian army seizes Kherson almost nine months ago, he and his companions do not hesitate a second: "We met in my basement and we started to bring together bottles, polystyrene, gasoline ".
© Ashraf Shazly / AFP The Sudanese Chief of Staff Mohamed Othman Al-Hussein in 2019 (Illustration Image).
The chief of staff of the Sudanese army, Mohamed Othman al-Hussein, went to Algiers at the head of a high military delegation on November 22. He met his counterpart Saïd Chengriha and discussions focused mainly on security issues.
The recent political experience in Algeria and Sudan has a few common points: it was the army that dismissed the two presidents in the two countries after the large waves of popular protest. In Sudan, Omar El-Béchir was forced to leave power nine days after Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Algeria: The death penalty required against more than 70 accused of a deadly lynching
© screen capture Djamel Bensmail, accused by residents of having tried to cause fire in the region of Tizi Ouzou in Kabylia, had been fatally lynched by an angry crowd. This is an event that caused a strong emotion in Algeria. On August 11, 2021, Djamel Bensmail, wrongly accused of pyromania in Kabylia, then ravaged by forest fires, had been murdered, victim of a violent lynching .
The transition period went more or less well in Algeria and the country managed to organize elections , while those scheduled for November 21 in Sudan did not take place. The army coup has changed the situation. The transition period is extended by 14 months, but the new agreement between soldiers and civilians is slow to materialize. The Sudanese army is in the dead end and unity of the country is now threatened. She is looking for an outcome and will have to face the internal and external challenges.
insecurity in Libya
The two armies are also faced with the problem of insecurity at their border with Libya, which forces them to coordinate on this file. Hence the need to combine their efforts, to "take up security challenges and strengthen cooperation relations between the two countries".
The multiplication of contacts between the two armies will accelerate. The rapprochement also takes place on the political and economic level.
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Sudan: Military and civilians sign a crisis exit agreement .
© Ashraf Shazly General Abdel Fattah al-Burhane, October 26, 2022 in Kharthoum, Sudan of military and civil leaders in Sudan signed a first agreement on Monday aimed at putting an end to the deep political crisis in the country since the putsch just over a year ago, while demonstrators shouted at "betrayal".