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It is kind of play. He declares he would not run for president, then his party and some others will cry out asking him to consider the future of the country and its security and that people of Sudan need him. It is the same play Jamal Abdul Nasser did when he resigned after shameful defeat by the Israelis. His party already started to play down the president statement.
Bashir is going no where, and he would not run for president because there would not be any elections. I am sure he is say to his defences minister "The more the merrier"