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Deal to remove Sudan as terror sponsor paves way for Israel move

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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (L) meets with Sudanese Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok in Khartmoum. Photo: Handout via Getty Images

President Trump announced today that he will be removing Sudan from the State Department’s state sponsors of terrorism list after the Sudanese government agreed to pay $335 million in compensation for families of American victims of terrorism.

The big picture: Trump's announcement is part of a wider agreement which is expected to include moves from Sudan toward normalizing relations with Israel.

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