A Guide to the United States’ History of Recognition, Diplomatic, and Consular Relations, by Country, since 1776: Sudan
The United States recognized the Republic of Sudan in 1956.
U.S. Recognition of Sudanese Independence, 1956.
The United States recognized the Republic of Sudan on January 1, 1956, in a letter to that effect delivered by Arthur Beach, the U.S. Liaison Officer in Khartoum, to the President of the Supreme Commission of Sudan, Abdel Fattah Mohammed del Maghrabi. Sudan previously had been subject to foreign control under an Anglo-Egyptian condominium
Establishment of Diplomatic Relations and the American Embassy in Sudan, 1956.
Closure of American Embassy, 1967.
Diplomatic Relations Severed by Sudan, 1967.
Establishment of U.S. Interests Section, 1967.
A U.S. Interests Sections was established in the Netherlands Embassy at Khartoum on August 14, 1967.
Re-establishment of Diplomatic Relations and the American Embassy, 1972.
Assassination of American Ambassador, 1973.
Suspension of Operations at American Embassy, 1996.
The Embassy suspended operations on February 7, 1996, although Ambassador Carney remained at Nairobi until November 30, 1997. He was succeeded by Charge d’Affaires ad interim Donald Teitelbaum.