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Sudan, Who Once Sheltered Bin Laden, Removed From U.S. Terrorism List

After 27 years as a global pariah, Sudan has been officially removed from the American State Sponsor of Terrorism list.

The U.S. embassy in Khartoum made the announcement in a Facebook post, saying that the statutory 45 days had lapsed since President Trump gave Congress notice of the administration’s intent to delist Sudan, so the declaration could now come into effect.

Sudan was first added to the list in 1993, after the United States said it had provided assistance to terrorist groups. The country gave safe haven to Osama Bin Laden and it was implicated in the twin bombings of U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998 and then in the bombing of the USS Cole in 2000.

Read more at NPR

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