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UN chief calls for Ramadan truce in Sudan

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United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for a cessation of hostilities in Sudan during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, which begins early next week.

United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, Reuters/Robertson S. Henry

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Thursday called for a cessation of hostilities in Sudan during the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan, which begins early next week.

"This cessation of hostilities must lead to a definitive silencing of the guns across the country, and set out a firm path towards lasting peace for the Sudanese people," Guterres told the U.N. Security Council.

Reporting by Michelle Nichols

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