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An Israeli delegation, which likely included representatives from the Mossad spy agency, has reportedly visited Sudan, and met with military leaders involved in the recent coup in the African country.
Sudan is facing a full military coup, the information ministry announced on Monday. Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok and several other government officials have been arrested by the military. The premier has been taken to an unknown location.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has expressed deep concern over the re-escalation of tensions and deepening of internal conflicts in Sudan and condoled with the families of the victims of the recent clashes over the past days.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic is prepared to join hands with the French government to resolve regional issues, especially those in Libya and Sudan.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has referred to the recent developments in Sudan as an internal affair of the African state, in which Tehran will not interfere.
A Sudanese government source says President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down and that consultations are underway to form a transitional council.