Russia keeps contact with new Sudanese authorities and recognizes them, Russian Special Presidential Envoy for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov told reporters on Tuesday, TASS reported.
"Yes, of course," Bogdanov said, answering a question whether Russia recognizes new Sudanese authorities and maintains ties with them.
On April 11, Sudan's military ousted leader Omar al-Bashir, following months of protests against growing prices. The parliament was dissolved, and the constitution was suspended. An interim military council was established to oversee the country's transitional period for the next two years.