Sudan crisis: Residence of the head of Kuwait’s military office in Khartoum attacked
The residence of the head of the military office chief at the Kuwaiti embassy in Khartoum, the capital of Sudan, was attacked and vandalized on Monday, according to the Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The statement by Kuwait’s Foreign Ministry was carried out on Monday by the national news agency KUNA. The Kuwaiti Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the attack on the headquarters of the head of its military office in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. Kuwait also slammed all forms of violence in Sudan.
In the statement, the ministry said that the attack was a “flagrant violation of all international norms and rules of international law and the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of 1961.”
The Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations was adopted on 14 April 1961 by the United Nations Conference, which defined a framework for diplomatic relations between independent countries.
Kuwait urged the authorities in Sudan to take measures in order to protect the headquarters of diplomatic missions and punish the perpetrators.
On Monday, the Jordanian Foreign Ministry also said that its embassy in the Sudanese capital had been stormed and vandalized. Jordan slammed the attack on its embassy headquarters in Khartoum.
Fighting between the Rapid Support Forces and the Sudanese army continued in Sudan on Monday morning, with loud explosions heard across Khartoum. The conflict in Sudan has entered its second month.
The fighting broke out on April 15 in Khartoum between Sudan’s army chief Abdel Fattah al-Burhan and his former deputy Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, also known as Hemedti, who heads the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF).
Reportedly, around 1,000 people have been killed in the country due to the fighting. Many people also left Sudan and fled to neighbouring countries.
The Sudanese conflict has deepened the humanitarian crisis in Sudan. People in Sudan need urgent humanitarian assistance.