WASHINGTON

Sudan will be removed from a state sponsors of terrorism list after it pays hundreds of millions of dollars to victims of past attacks and their families, US President Donald Trump said Monday.

“GREAT news! New government of Sudan, which is making great progress, agreed to pay $335 MILLION to U.S. terror victims and families,” he said on Twitter. “Once deposited, I will lift Sudan from the State Sponsors of Terrorism list. At long last, JUSTICE for the American people and BIG step for Sudan!”

The announcement marks a milestone in relations between the countries that have been steadily improving following the 2019 ouster of former longtime leader Omar al-Bashir.

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