Title: (17) Sudanese opposition parties withdraw from the national dialogue
Author: SudaneseOnline News
Date: 01-21-2015, 05:25 PM
Jan 21, 2015-Khartoum-SudaneseOnline- (17) Opposition parties participating in the national dialogue announced their withdrawal from the national dialogue and their boycott for meeting of the president, Omar al-Bashir scheduled for today
Member of the national dialogue committee known as 7+7, Hassan Rizq, justified their move that the ruling National Congress Party (NCP) wants to force representatives for the opposition, stressing their rejection to the step
He reveled that an extraordinary meeting for the representatives of opposition parties that lasted seven hours has decided to boycott.
Sudanese president Omar Hassan al-Bashir launched the national dialogue initiative last January but the process suffered major setbacks after the withdrawal of the opposition National Umma Party (NUP) and the non-participation of the rebels as well as leftist forces.