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U.S. calls on those blocking Sudan's civilian-led transition to stand down

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A person wearing a Sudan's flag stand in front of a burning pile of tyres during a protest against prospect of military rule in Khartoum, Sudan October 21, 2021. REUTERS/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah//File Photo

CAIRO, Oct 25 (Reuters) - The United States' embassy in Sudan's capital Khartoum on Monday urged people disrupting the transition to democracy to stand down and allow the civilian-led government to continue its work in Washington's first reaction to an apparent unfolding coup.

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Reporting by Nafisa Eltahir; Writing by Nadine Awadalla; Editing by Andrew Cawthorne

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