A mutiny in Mali started on Tuesday at a military base near the capital of Bamako. A group of rebels subsequently detained President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, Prime Minister Boubou Cisse, and several high-ranking officials.
On 19 August, Keita announced his resignation and the dissolution of the parliament. The coup leaders have since declared the formation of a National Committee for the Salvation of the People, closed the country’s borders, and imposed a curfew.
NOUAKCHOTT (Sputnik) - Representatives of the military who took power in Mali have announced the cancellation of the curfew across the country, the National Committee for the Salvation of the People said on Sunday.
Earlier this week, the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) suspended Mali's membership following a recent coup in the West African country.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The junta in Mali is proposing a three-year transitional period in the country where President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was ousted last week, media reported.
Earlier this week, a military mutiny took place in the country, with militants detaining the Malian president, the prime minister, and several high-ranking officials.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The new Malian authorities, who came to power after the recent coup, have detained the state security director, General Moussa Diawara, according to Malian media.
NOUAKCHOTT (Sputnik) – The new Malian authorities, who came to power after the recent coup, are discussing with Senegal the possible deportation of detained President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita to the country, a Malian military source said.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Mali will set up a transition council that will be headed by "a transition president", who can be either a military or a civilian following the military coup in the country, spokesman for the National Committee for the Salvation of the People Colonel Major Ismael Wague said on Thursday in an interview with France 24 broadcaster.
DOHA (Sputnik) - Qatar’s Foreign Ministry expressed serious concern over the situation in Mali, where a military coup took place on Tuesday and called to ensure the security of detained government officials, according to the ministry's statement.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The Malian opposition has promised to cooperate with the leaders of the coup on organizing the transition period in the country, local media reported.
WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - The United States strongly condemns the military uprising in Mali and calls for the release of detained government officials and their family members, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement on Wednesday.
On Tuesday morning, a group of officers from the Malian armed forces staged a mutiny, capturing the country’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga and reportedly taking control of the capital Bamako.
On 18 August, a group of officers from the armed forces of the landlocked West African nation of Mali began a mutiny, reportedly capturing the country’s president and prime minister and taking control of the capital Bamako.
UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) - UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned the military mutiny in Mali and urged for the immediate restoration of constitutional order and rule of law in the country, UN spokesperson Stephane Dujarric said in a statement on Tuesday.
A group of officers from the armed forces of the landlocked West African nation of Mali began a mutiny, reportedly capturing the country’s president and prime minister and taking control of the capital Bamako on Tuesday.