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What do all sides get from the Sudan-Israel deal?

The US president has announced a normalisation deal between Sudan and Israel.

United States President Donald Trump said on Friday Sudan has become the latest country in recent weeks, after the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, to say it is normalising ties with Israel.

The agreement announced at the Oval Office has raised many questions.

Why Sudan? Can its fragile transitional government really approve such a sweeping policy change? And is there as much to this deal as all three countries claim?

Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom


Ari Ratner – former special assistant, US State Department

Mitchell Barak – CEO of KEEVOON, an Israeli research firm

Walid Madibo – founder and president, Sudan Policy Forum