The Democratic Republic of The Sudan

  • John Paxton
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


HISTORY. Sudan was proclaimed a sovereign independent republic on 1 Jan. 1956. On 19 Dec. 1955 the Sudanese parliament passed unanimously a declaration that a fully independent state should be set up forthwith, and that a Council of State of 5 should temporarily assume the duties of Head of State. The Co-domini, the UK and Egypt, gave their assent on 31 Dec. 1955.

Jamhuryat es-Sudan Al Democratia


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