Sudan’s military council and the opposition coalition reached an agreement.
The agreement between the government and the Opposition government comes after weeks of protracted negotiations.
The main opposition coalition welcomed the agreement for transitional government as journey to freedom, peace and justice in Sudan.
The pro-democracy groups and the military will continue talks on Saturday.
The region from the Horn of Africa to Libya is seeing conflict and power struggles.
Sudan has been in a state of political turmoil since the army ousted veteran leader Omar al-Bashir in April, with dozens of demonstrators killed during street protests.
The African Union and neighboring Ethiopia brokered the agreement. Sudan’s stability is crucial for the security of a volatile region of Africa.