Erdogan waits in wings following Burhan's coup

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. © Timothy A. Clary/Pool/EPA/Newscom/MaxPPP
Turkey, the main partner of Omar al-Bashir's regime, lost its influence in Sudan when power fell into the hands of civilians in 2019. Despite Ankara not being as well connected to General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, who took power on 25 October, as Egypt and the Emirates, Recep Tayyip Erdogan's regime nevertheless hopes that the breakdown of relations with Europe and the US will lead to a restoration of close ties with Khartoum. [...] (456 words)
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