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France says closing Sudan embassy until further notice

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France said on Monday it was closing its embassy in Sudan, where clashes between the army and paramilitary forces have sparked evacuations of foreigners.

The French mission in Khartoum will be shut “until further notice”, the foreign affairs ministry said, and would no longer serve as a rallying point for foreigners trying to leave Sudan.

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Agence France-Presse (AFP) is a French international news agency headquartered in Paris, France. Founded in 1835 as Havas, it is the world's oldest news agency.

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