Abdel Fattah al-Burhan threatens foreign diplomats to criticize military coup. “We do not hesitate to take action against diplomats”.
Sudans coup maker Abdel Fattah al-Burhan seriously warns against any type of foreign interference in the country’s internal affairs during a speech after he attended the conclusion of a military exercise in the Maaqil area in the northern Nile River State.
“We are all watching the political scene and unfortunately see that a number of diplomatic envoys are circulating amongst citizens and are clearly trying to incite the people to turn against the armed forces in order to seize the opportunity of interfering in Sudanese affairs,” said Abdel Fattah al-Burhan.
These statements by the coup maker may be seen as almost unique. Even Hitler and Idi Amin hesitated to threaten foreign diplomats. But Burhan does not do that. He does not hesitate to abandon good diplomatic tone. Incidentally, there are more similarities between Al-Burhan and Idi Amin.
The statements do not in any way facilitate Dr. Gibril Ibrahim Mohammed’s work with the country’s economy. While he negotiates the country’s future and tries to secure electricity, water, food, fuel and medicine for the people for the next few months. Al-Burhan and Dagalo seem to think that it is enough to threaten.
Al-Burhan has invented a new kind of diplomacy: “give us the money, or we shoot” diplomacy.