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U.S. to exchange ambassadors with Sudan, ending 23-year gap


FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo holds a news conference at the Alliance headquarters in Brussels, Belgium November 20, 2019. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/File Photo

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and Sudan plan to begin exchanging ambassadors again after a 23-year gap, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Wednesday in the latest sign of warming relations between the two countries.

Relations between Washington and Khartoum have improved since the overthrow in April of then-President Omar al-Bashir and the formation of a civilian transitional government in August.

The announcement that the two ...


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