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Sudan’s President to Step Down in 2015

"I'm ready to stand down as president of Sudan by the end of 2015"
“I’ll stand down as president in 2015”

By Sudan Tribune,

Sudanese president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir has reiterated his intention to step at the end of his term in 2015, saying Sudan is in need of “fresh blood”.

In an interview with Qatar’s Al Shraq newspaper due to be published on Wednesday, Bashir said deliberations were now underway within the National Congress Party (NCP) to select a new presidential candidate for the next general elections.

He said the new leader will be named at NCP’s general convention next year.

Elections will be held in two years and this gives them sufficient time to choose their candidate, God willing,” he said.  Continue reading Sudan’s President to Step Down in 2015