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Only 657 Sudanese troops are in Yemen: military spokesperson

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Sudan has dispatched thousands of troops to Yemen since 2015 (Sky News Arabia photo)
January 14, 2020 (KHARTOUM) - Sudan has reduced its troops deployed in Yemen to over six hundreds soldiers, said Brig. Gen. Jamal Adam the spokesperson of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) on Tuesday.

"A minor group of 657 Sudanese military personnel remained in Yemen, Adam told the Turkish Anadolu Agency.

"Even the command of the Sudanese forces [in Yemen] returned to Khartoum," he further said.

Last December, Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok stated that there were some five thousand troops in Yemen.

“The number of troops had reached 15,000 soldiers and now it has drawn down to 5000," he said after his return from Washington.

In October 2019, a member of the Sovereign Council and RSF General Commander Mohamed Hamdan Daglo (Hemetti) told a joint meeting held with the ruling Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) that the army had withdrawn 10,000 troops from Yemen.

In 2015, Sudan’s ousted President Omer al-Bashir dispatched thousands of ground troops and several fighter jets fighting to Yemen as part of the Saudi-led coalition to fight Iran-backed Houthi rebels.

The decision was criticized by the opposition but after the revolution, the army leadership maintained the troops and pledged to reduce it gradually in agreement with Saudi Arabia.

Also, the peace negotiations with the Houthi encouraged the Saudi-led coalition to drop down its operations in Yemen.

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  • 15 January 10:28, by Langbaar

    "Only 657 Sudanese troops are in Yemen: military spokesperson"
    Why don’t you losers tell the world the truth and get away with if you damn can. *Your so-called revolution was just a show piece trashes, your Mr. Hamdok was installed by his masters from the US, the UK, your gulf Arab states financiers, he is even called ’an economist’ by lowly educate fools. What economist on this planet>>>

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    • 15 January 11:01, by Langbaar

      thinks, the UN and NGOs can help his country? No country, but our cloned so-called arabs of North Sudan. The loser even said, he will welcome the evil juus (so-called israelis) into North Sudan to and invest there?!!!. Good luck to the vermin, he be dead. Since when have the UN and NGOs ever had money to invest in other countries?>>>

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      • 15 January 11:33, by Langbaar

        right after the signing of the comprehensive comprehensive agreement (CPA) in 2005, there was ’a fund raising done in Oslo, Norway, to raise money for the rebuilding of South Sudan. In which over 4.2 billion dollars as ’pledged’ by many countries of the *US, the UK, Germany, Japan, Canada, all the Nordic countries, Australia, China, Russia and other countries*, but then government of Southern>>>>

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        • 15 January 11:40, by Langbaar

          came and asked ’pledged money in Oslo Norway’, It was flatly informed that "the money that was pledged in Oslo, Norway in 2005 was used to help the most (suffering people of Darfur)," Can you lowly educated South Sudanese who often worship these vermin see!!! Where is the damn 4.2 billion dollars? There were was no 4.2 billion dollars in the first place lowly was educated South Sudanese fools>>>

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          • 15 January 14:50, by Langbaar

            this damned ’657 number’; why don’t you vermin call that number ’666’ who went & fight for the so-called *Sunni Islam sect in Yemen on behave of their Saudi Arabia, gulf Arab states, the US, the UK and their evil juus (so-called israelis) attack dogs, can just stay there’ & they are going to be bombed to near extinction/oblivion out of this planet earth by us, the Dinkas/Muounyjiengs of the Sudan>

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            • 15 January 15:07, by Langbaar

              Facts: If Islam were to be a religion; the Dinkas/Muounyjiengs of the Sudan and their allies would have been the first Muslims on this planet earth. But islam is not a religion, but *an intrigue and piece of bullshit*. The Many West Africans or Bantus piece of trashes worship Islam. They hoodwinked to ’Islam in 630th AD by criminals whom our ancestors destroyed in Southern Egypt right up to>>>>

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              • 15 January 15:18, by Langbaar

                end of the Nile, Iqzandaria, (Alexandrian). Fellows, we want a war. Some evils make their living over other people and their countries. But this time, game is over. No one like white man of *English, thei evil juus (so-called israelis) attack dogs, their gulf Arab state’s *emirs or kings*, never ever again, reasons pure HATRED and RACISM>>>

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                • 15 January 15:29, by Langbaar

                  The US, the UK, their evil juus (so-called israel) attack dog, France; *Al Qada, Muslim Brotherhood, ISIS/L, jesh Al Islam, Al Nustra, Al Shabab, Boko Haram (where are the girls)?, here in South Sudan or SPLM-IO?!! My arse , are the ancients Egyptian fools* Be very careful fools. Have you ever heard the Dinkas/Muonyjiengs of the Sudan some of these days go to Libya>>>

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                  • 15 January 15:36, by Langbaar

                    and crossed Mediterranean sea, to Italy, Spain and Malta and even some other European countries? No. We know the damn dirty game the reasons why? Europeans are not equal with us, the Dinkas/muonyjiengs of the Sudan. Libya was bombed in 2011 by *the US, the UK and France and they paid by the gulf Arab state of Qatar as mercenaries to do the bombing*>>>

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                    • 15 January 15:43, by Langbaar

                      African countries cowered like goats being led into the Nile. But when it comes to South Sudan. Every piece of trash in Africa ’poke/her neck out’ that he is or she anyone over South Sudan and the South Sudanese people. Fellows, watch out. People of Libya deserve better. Mr. Muomar Qaddafi of Libya, Mr. Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria>>>

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                      • 15 January 15:54, by Langbaar

                        Fellows, these boys helped the SPLM/A of Dr John Garang, Mr. Mengistu Haile Mariam of Abesh (so-called ethiopia), Mr. Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe, Mr. Castro of Cuba, Russia, China and other countries helped our country and our people during our trying times. These days, the evil juus (so-called israelis) even think they, they own our Nile?!! Good luck to the evil they are going to be bombed out>>>

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                        • 15 January 15:57, by Langbaar

                          of map and out of Africa once and for all, by us, reasons pure HATRED and RACISM.>>>

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                          • 16 January 11:10, by Fathi

                            The ancient Egyptians were losers that were colonized by everybody who went there. The ancient Nubians aka the pupil smiters were Africa’s strongest military. You can keep your garbage ancient Egypt.

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                            • 16 January 11:15, by Fathi

                              You keep mentioning 4 billion promised by Norway but you fail to mention the 11+ billion the US alone gave to South Sudan. You don’t see the impact of all the money because the kiiriminal and his cronies are corrupt and probably stole it and placed it in offshore accounts.

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                              • 16 January 13:04, by Khent

                                Fathi

                                You’re wasting your time responding to that mentally ill fool. The ’man’ is entirely obsessed with conspiracy theories and has consistently demonstrated a pathological need to re-direct blame away from the corrupt, death-deserving mis-leaders in Juba; those he defends have stolen over $18 billion since the Interim Period.

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                                • 16 January 13:32, by Khent

                                  ..The myopic, callous and cruel sociopaths also started a needless war that has claimed at least 100, 000 South Sudanese lives. Another major casualty is our resistance; centuries of costly resistance that fully indigenous Sudanese have put up and endured...only to be let down and then gunned down, starved and left to be ravaged by disease.

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                                  • 17 January 09:42, by Fathi

                                    Khent,

                                    He fell down rabbit hole chasing conspiracy theories and refuses to accept reality. My responses are directed to any other person who reads his comments and share similar views. Aside from the insane corruption level, I will admit there are foreign interests trying to exploit SSDN, which has the 3rd largest oil reserves in Africa.

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                                    • 17 January 09:48, by Fathi

                                      Those foreign corporations influence their nations to cause chaos in order to acquire resources. It takes strong leadership and a united nation to minimize the level of foreign exploitation.

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                                      • 17 January 09:51, by Fathi

                                        I fear SSDN is lacking in both atm. I believe SSDN is being run similar to how to Bashir & the NCP ran SDN.

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