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Israel-Sudan deal seen Friday as Trump orders Khartoum removed from terror list | TOI - 23 Oct. 2020 |

The move was initially announced by Sudan's ruling body, which called the step a "historic day for Sudan and its glorious revolution."

"President Donald J. Trump has informed Congress of his intent to formally rescind Sudan's designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism," the White House said. "Today represents a momentous step forward in the United States-Sudan bilateral relationship and marks a pivotal turning point for Sudan, allowing for a new future of collaboration and support for its ongoing and historic democratic transition,"

Trump announced his intention to sign the waiver on Monday, saying he would go through with the move after Sudan followed through on its pledge to deliver $335 million to compensate American victims of past terror attacks and their families. Sudan transferred the funds the next day.

The money is meant for victims of the 1998 bombings of US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania by the al-Qaeda network while its leader, Osama bin Laden, was living in Sudan.

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by Oui (Oui) on Mon Nov 6th, 2023 at 08:03:26 PM EST
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