Canada The ECOWAS reminds Mali of its commitments and requests the dissolution of the CNSP

07:15  24 january  2021
07:15  24 january  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

Mali: Three peacekeepers killed in an attack in the center of the country

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However, ECOWAS states have reminded they were still calling for the transitional liberation of all personal arrested in the coup and for the dissolution of the CNSP , that took power Following, the ECOWAS had imposed economic sanctions on Mali , many feared that with the embargo lasting for

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La délégation de la Cédéao lors de sa rencontre avec la junte au Mali, le 22 août 2020. © ANNIE RISEMBERG / AFP The ECOWAS delegation during its meeting with the junta in Mali, August 22, 2020.

The ECOWAS wants the president Bah N'Daw and his transitional government are respecting its roadmap. Elections are due to take place across Mali in 14 months now. And to leave no space, at the slightest temptation to prevent this process, the heads of state of ECOWAS demand the immediate dissolution of the National Committee of Public Safety (CNSP).

With our correspondent in Abuja, Moïse Gomis

The heads of state and government of ECOWAS first listened to their Malian counterpart, Bah N’Daw, discuss his progress on the implementation of the roadmap. It was then the presentation of the report of Goodluck Jonathan, the mediator of the West African organization .

Positive meeting between Jean-Pierre Lacroix and the transition authorities

 Positive meeting between Jean-Pierre Lacroix and the transition authorities © Samuel HABTAB / AFP Jean-Pierre Lacroix, Deputy Secretary General of the United Nations, is traveling to Mali on January 19, 2021. For his second day of the official visit of the UN Deputy Secretary General to Mali, Jean-Pierre Lacroix went to the new headquarters of the G5 Sahel force in Bamako, built by Minusma with funding from the European Union.

Economic Community of West African States ( ECOWAS ). President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States ( ECOWAS ) has convened a meeting on the political situation in Mali .

The US on Friday said it had suspended cooperation with Mali 's military in response to the overthrow of the Colonel Malick Diaw (C), vice-president of the CNSP (National Committee for the Salvation of the A delegation from the 15-nation Economic Community of West African States ( ECOWAS ) is

Then with one and firm voice, the leaders of ECOWAS reminded Mali of its commitments: scrupulous respect for the road map, respect for the timetable for the establishment of all the organs . And above all a priority, the dissolution of the CNSP, the National Committee for Public Safety.

The Malian transition charter stipulates "the CNSP is dissolved after the establishment of the transition bodies". Despite the establishment of the president and his transitional government, no official act in Mali made the CNSP disappear.

Created on August 19, , this politico-military structure is still headed by Assimi Goïta, colonel of the armed forces and leader of the putschists. As the current vice-president of the Malian transition, Assimi Goïta was probably on Saturday alongside Bah N'Daw during this 58th ECOWAS summit by videoconference,

Assimi Goïta remained silent throughout the discussions. The protocol of the conference of heads of state and government did not allow him to speak.

Helicopter crash in Mali: an investigation report points to communication errors .
© AFP PHOTO / DOMINIQUE FAGET Radio exchanges thus reveal “disorderly and degraded safety communication” between the two helicopters (illustration). On November 25, 2019, 13 soldiers were killed in a collision between two helicopters, during an anti-terrorist operation by the Barkhane force west of Menaka, Mali. The State Aeronautical Safety Accident Investigation Bureau (BEA-E) released its report on Saturday.

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