Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations Christoph Heusgen urged Sudanese officials and the populace to refrain from further escalation of tensions, after the military desposed President Omar al-Bashir.
«We all call the parties in the conflict for restraint,» Heusgen told reporters after closed-doors consultations of the Security Council at the UN headquarters in New York on... Еще Friday.
«We of course believe that there has to be a peaceful solution to the conflict, and this this solution has to reflect the will of the people which we have seen during these last weeks and reflect the people on the streets asking for a change,» he remarked.
«What is very important now in the present very fluid situation that the human rights are observed, and the right of assembly, and we have to come to a credible and inclusive political process that will lead to the transition that we all want to.»
Earlier on Friday, the new Sudanese military council's political committee said they will not extradite deposed al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court (ICC).
In response, Heusgen said the obligations for on ICC members states to send him to The Hague still remained in place.
Bashir was removed from office and placed under house arrest on Thursday by the Sudanese military, after almost four months of street demonstrations calling for his resignation.
Protests calling for civilian rule have continued throughout Sudan, following the announcement of a state of emergency and a two-year period of rule via a transitional military council by Sudanese Defence Minister Ahmed Awad Ibn Auf on Thursday.
Ibn Auf stod down on Friday, naming Lieutenant General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan as his successor.