In what is typical of military juntas, Mali’s interim authorities are eyeballing a 5 year transition plan which they are also trying to have their West African neighbors accept. This article is published by Aljazeera. Here is an excerpt:
Mali’s interim authorities have proposed to its West African neighbours that a transition back to democracy following a 2020 military coup be extended by five years, the foreign minister said in comments broadcast on Saturday.
The transitional government initially agreed to hold presidential and legislative elections in February 2022, 18 months after Colonel Assimi Goita led the overthrow of President Boubacar Ibrahim Keita.
It has made little progress since then, blaming disorganisation and a rash of violence.
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The transitional government initially agreed to hold presidential and legislative elections in February 2022 amid pressure from ECOWAS.
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