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Mali Officially Dissolves Junta, Five Months After Ibrahim Keita’s Ouster

Mali has officially disbanded its military junta, according to a government decree, more than five months after the army deposed president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita

As per a decree dated January 18 and obtained from a military official from sources of the ground, “The National Committee for the Salvation of the People (CNSP) is dissolved.”

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source: Twitter @ Samira Sawlani

This comes five months after the military coup staged on August 18 and in response to the call on January 12 by the 15-member Economic Community of West African States — which has mediated Mali’s political strife, to disband the junta.

A call heard by Mali’s interim government — that sees Coup leader Colonel Assimi Goita as its vice president, and which is scheduled to rule for 18-month before staging general elections.

News/Image: Africanews/ TRT World

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