World Mali: The Junta requires the immediate withdrawal of Danish soldiers
Ousted president of Mali dies aged 76
He was forced from power in a coup last year after mass protests over security, economy and elections.Last year he suffered a minor stroke but the cause of his death was not immediately clear.
L A junta in power in Mali asked, Monday, January 24, that Denmark retires "immediately" the hundred soldiers recently arrived in the Country in crisis, come to participate in the European Takuba special forces group initiated by the . The Malian government dominated by the military who came to power in favor of a putsch in August 2020 indicated in a statement read to the national television and published on the social networks that "this deployment intervened without its consent".
Theannounced last week the arrival in Mali of 90 men, mostly elite soldiers and military surgeons, supposed to participate in Takuba for the protection of civilians against jihadists in the so-called zone of the three Borders (Mali, , ) and be based in Menaka (East of Mali). Consolidation of European special forces intended to accompany the Malian soldiers in combat against Jihadists, the Task Force Takuba was launched in March 2020 on the initiative of France to share the burden with the European partners. Exceptional
Guinea's remote president leaves the country for medical treatment
The President Alpha Condé, dismantled at a coup in Guinea, left the West African country for a health treatment. As the military junta announced on Tuesday, Condé wants to treat himself medically in Saudi Arabia. On a video published by the junta you can see how the ex-president rises into an airplane. "It is urgently needed that I treat myself," he explained. © John Wessels The President Alpha Condé dismantled at a coup in Guinea has left the West African country for a health treatment.
In the context of safe and political crisis that shakes Mali for years, the request for withdrawal from this Danish quota occurs in full arm of iron between the junta and part of the international community that intends to see its commitment to Make power to civilians in the near future. Relations with France in particular have severely deteriorated.
The head of the European diplomacy asks for the return to constitutional order in Burkina Faso .
© Reuters - Johanna Geron the head of the European diplomacy warned Wednesday, January 26 that "if the constitutional order is not restored" This would have "immediate consequences on our partnership with the country". No plenary session Finally, Wednesday, January 26, in Brussels between the Foreign Ministers of the G5 Sahel countries and the European Union because of the coup d'etat in Burkina Faso. But the ministers present spoke with the leader of the European diplomacy, Josep Borrell.