Sudanese army officials greet the crowd on 16 January 2024 amid the ongoing conflict in Sudan between the army and paramilitaries
The United States (US) has placed sanctions on three companies linked to the warring factions, the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and the Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF), in Sudan’s nine-month-long conflict.
According to a notice issued by Matthew Miller, the US State Department spokesperson, Zadna International Co. for Development Ltd., a major component of the SAF’s commercial empire, which the de facto government forces use to launder funds, is first on the list.
There’s also Al-Fakher Advanced Works Co. Ltd., a holding company for the RSF’s gold export business. This company has helped generate millions of dollars for the RSF’s war effort.
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Publish date : 2024-02-01 16:09:53