Mali ‘disappointed’ as Ecowas maintains sanctions

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Mali has expressed disappointment at the decision by the West Africa regional group, Ecowas, to maintain crippling economic sanctions on the Sahel country.

Malian Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Diop while speaking to newsmen explained that he hoped the Ecowas would revisit the issue at its summit.

Ecowas deferred its decision on proposed transitional periods in Mali, Guinea and Burkina Faso to July 3rd after its summit of heads of state in Accra, Ghana, on Saturday.

Meanwhile, there are reports that Ecowas leaders had differed over the proposed transitional periods in the three countries aading that the traditional consensus was not reached between states over the 24 months of transition proposed by the Malian junta.



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