Sudan—Interim Government Agrees To Compensate Family Members Of USS Cole Victims

Sudan Tribune | 02/13/2020

The Sudanese transitional government has reached an agreement to compensate family members of the sailors killed in the attack on a U.S. Navy destroyer in Aden in 2000, reports the Sudan Tribune (Paris). Khartoum will pay US$30 million to the family members of the 17 sailors aboard USS Cole who died, Justice Minister Nasr al-Din Abdel Bari said on Wednesday. The agreement affirmed that the Sudanese government was not responsible for the attack or any other terrorist incidents, the...

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