Sudan's Bashir suspends sanctions talks with U.S.: SUNA

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Posted: Jul 12, 2017 11:19 AM

CAIRO (Reuters) - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has issued a decree freezing the work of a committee formed with the United States to negotiate sanctions relief until Oct. 12, state news agency SUNA said on Wednesday.

The United States on Tuesday postponed for three months a decision on whether to permanently lift sanctions on Sudan over its human rights record and other issues.

(Reporting by Ali Abdelaty; Writing by Eric Knecht; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)