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American-Sudanese Friendship Association Organizes Protest Rally to Lift Economic Sanctions

Khartoum, Sept. 13 (SUNA) The Sudanese-American Friendship Association in Khartoum, with coordination with the association office in the United States of America, and the Sudanese community in Washington, with collaboration with some the neighboring states, will hold a protest stand in front of the White House on next Thursday to demand the permanent lifting of ban on Sudan.
The chairman of the association in Khartoum, Dr. Abdel Majid Abdul Gader, noted that the ban has mostly affected the Sudanese people in general and more, pointing out that the harmful effects of the embargo will continue for future generations, stressing their demand for the revocation of sanctions imposed on the Sudan to allow the Sudanese people to lead their normal lives.
He called on the Sudanese people to unify their ranks and effort to press for the lifting of the sanctions for the homeland and its people are the only affected parties.
The representative of the association in Washington has called on the Sudanese community in Washington and the neighboring states to participate in the event, pointing to available transportation at specific gathering points in New York.