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UN Security Council to debate Sudan on Tuesday

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UN Security Council to discuss Sudan on Tuesday

The UN Security Council has scheduled an emergency closed-door assembly on the coup in Sudan for Tuesday afternoon.
Diplomats mentioned late Monday that the consultations have been requested by the United States, United Kingdom, France, Ireland, Norway and Estonia.

The council is wrapping up a go to to Mali and Niger and is scheduled to return to New York early Tuesday afternoon, so the assembly has been scheduled for 4 pm EDT, the diplomats mentioned forward of an official announcement.
Sudan’s navy seized energy Monday, arresting the prime minister and different officers of the transitional authorities, sparking protests by hundreds of demonstrators throughout the nation demanding a return to civilian rule. The takeover threatened the nation’s shaky progress towards democracy.

Council members are scheduled to debate the disputed Abyei area on the Sudan-South Sudan border Wednesday.