Sudanese army holds 1st meeting with protesters since coup

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The ousted president is under house arrest and will be tried for unspecified crimes by Sudanese courts the military said. The protesters have said they will remain in the streets until a civilian transitional council is formed. They fear the military will rule indefinitely or hand power to one of its own. In remarks broadcast on state TV he said the military council will rule the country for up to two years until elections. The face of the coup ibn Ouf was himself head of military intelligence during the brutal campaign to suppress the Darfur insurgency. Sudans new military chief has promised protesters that a civilian government will be formed after the countrys president was overthrown in a coup. Abdel Fattah al Burhan Abdelrahman made a televised address on Saturday. The channel showed footage of Dagalo being sworn in as well as the newly appointed members of the military transitional council. Bashir was ousted on Thursday and a transitional military council installed. Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan will be the new head of the transitional military council Ibn Auf said in a speech broadcast on state television

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