“Responding to rumors! It’s impossible for a clash between the Rapid Support Forces and the army to have occurred Abd al-Rahim Dagalo said

Khartoum 26-2-2023 Journalingual  

The second commander of the Rapid Support Forces, Lieutenant General Abd al-Rahim Hamdan Daglo, assured that rapid Support Forces (RSF) is in support of the will and aspirations of the Sudanese people,

He indicated that the rapid support forces have been standing with the Sudanese people historically before April 11, 2019, and renewed the support after the October 25th coup, but it will rather continue to favor the framework agreement and will never be in the state of mind change.

During his address to the officers, non-commissioned officers and soldiers of the Rapid Support Forces, (RSF) at the force’s headquarters in Khartoum, the RSF second commander praised the force troops on their stance and patience across the country’s borders, east, west, north and south.

Referring to the recent disinformation campaigns on social media that purposely aimed to provoke the forces, distort their image and influence their morale because of their right tracked protect the homeland and guard its borders, preserving the security of defenseless citizens, and stand with the desire of the people. He added saying; it is our religion that urged us to wear this army uniform, our hearts will still open wide, he went on assuring that these campaigns would not affect the forces, but would rather strength and solidity the forces.

Lieutenant General Abdul Rahim ridiculed attempts of those who try to make money through sympathizing the folks, pointing out that the desire of the Sudanese people cannot be fabricated overnight, stating their stand with the principle of the one army, the reform of the military institution and they will not back down of the promise they made to the people and of Sudan and that the army with their brothers in the Rapid Support Forces, along with young men and women of the glorious December revolution have sacrificed columns of martyrs for the sake of the country.

To those who promote strife between the army and the Rapid Support Forces, he stated that there will be no clash between the two parties, and he said It is not possible for your brothers in the army to take guns against you or it would be for us to raise arms against them. We are all one hand, building our beloved homeland, and restore it to its normal state with no division and no dispersion.

He pointed out that a lot of rumors being circulated through the media to weaken the forces, including those of salary cut of the forces, and he elaborated that there are some measures taken by the Ministry of Finance to govern its mandate over public fund, and that these measures included all state institutions, including all forces regularity.