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Sudan to get US funding after terror delisting, says finance minister

Inflation in Sudan hit more than 210% in September, with the economy forecast to contract 7.2% this year

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Sudan will receive US financial assistance when the African nation’s long-standing designation as a state sponsor of terrorism is lifted, the finance minister said, hours after the Trump administration indicated the step is imminent.
 
“We all know that Sudan is witnessing hardship and needs urgent assistance, so the US would help with a package of aid and some money,” Heba Mohammed Ali said in a phone interview from Khartoum. She declined to give any details, including on the amount.
 
President Donald Trump said in a tweet Monday that he intends to remove Sudan from the list after authorities agreed to

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First Published: Oct 22 2020 | 1:53 AM IST

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