The security unrest in Sudan will “negatively affect the security of Libya’s southern borders,” warned Libyan member of parliament Saeed Amgheib.
In a statement via Facebook, Amgheib, who represents Kufra district, the situation in the neighboring country is the natural result of “mercenaries and traitors” who possess weapons and money outside the framework of the military establishment.
On 15 April 2023, clashes broke out across Sudan, particularly in the capital city of Khartoum, between rival factions of the country’s ruling military government. By 17 April, at least 97 people had been killed.
The fighting began with attacks by the paramilitary Rapid Support Forces (RSF) on key government sites. Explosions and gunfire were reported across Khartoum. As of 15 April 2023, both RSF leader Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo and de facto leader Abdel Fattah al-Burhan claimed to control key government sites,