Amman, Sudan's military leaders have announced an agreement with the with the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces (DFCF ) opposition alliance for a three-year transition period to transfer power to a fully civilian administration, a general has announced.

Speaking to reporters in the early hours of Wednesday, Lieutenant General Yasser al-Atta said a final agreement on the sharing of power, including the formation of the next ruling body - the sovereign council - would be signed with the protest movement the Alliance for Freedom and Change within 24 hours.

Atta also said that, during the transition period, the Parliament would be composed of 300 members, of which 67 percent would be from the Alliance for Freedom and Change and the rest would be from other political groups.

The first six months of the transitional period would be allocated to signing peace accords with rebels in the country's warzones, he added.

"We vow to our people that the agreement will be completed fully within 24 hours in a way that meets the people's aspirations," he stated.

He said that the military council formed a joint committee with the opposition alliance to investigate the targeting of protesters.

Source: Jordan News Agency