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Sudan transitional military council's deputy says Sudanese forces will remain in Yemen

Sudanese military personnel are positioned near a bridge gate during a sit-in protest outside the Defence Ministry in Khartoum, Sudan April 15, 2019. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah

CAIRO (Reuters) - Sudan ruling transitional military council’s deputy head said the Sudanese forces participating with the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthis in Yemen will remain there, Sudan news agency (SUNA) reported on Monday.

General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo said in a statement to SUNA: “We are adhering to our commitment to the coalition, and our forces will remain until the coalition fulfils its goals.”

Reporting by Nayera Abdallah; Editing by Lisa Shumaker