UN Security Council expresses concern over Sudan military takeover

The UN Security Council on Thursday expressed "serious concern about a military takeover in Sudan" and urged Sudan's military authorities to restore the civilian-led transitional government.

In a statement, agreed by consensus, the 15-member body urged all parties to exercise maximum restraint and engage in dialog without pre-conditions. The council also called for the immediate release of all those who have been detained by the military authorities.

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