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U.S. Response to Establishment of a Transitional Government in Mali

Press Statement Morgan Ortagus, Department Spokesperson October 3, 2020 The United States views the establishment of a transitional government in the Republic of Mali as an initial step towards a return to constitutional order. We urge the transitional government to honor its commitments to the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), including holding democratic ...
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Travel of Special Envoy for the Sahel Region Dr. J. Peter Pham to Mali

MEDIA NOTE OFFICE OF THE SPOKESPERSON SEPTEMBER 30, 2020 Special Envoy for the Sahel Region Dr. J. Peter Pham will travel to Bamako, Mali from September 30 to October 3. The Special Envoy will meet with the transitional government as well as civil society, religious leaders, and officials from the United Nations, African Union, G5 Sahel and the diplomatic ...
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Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali – October 2, 2020

Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali – October 2, 2020 Location: Monument de l’Indépendance Event: Supporters of Malian singer Sidiki Diabaté, who was recently detained on a charge of assault, are planning a demonstration on Friday, October 2 at 2:00 PM at the Monument de l’Indépendance to demand his release. Demonstrations sometimes turn violent, resulting in ...
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Demonstration Alert – Bamako, Mali – September 26, 2020

Location: Monument de l’Indépendance to Centre Awa Event: The “platform against gender-based violence” is planning a march on Saturday, September 26, at 8:00 AM to support victims of gender-based violence.  The march is planned to start at the Monument de l’Indépendance and end at Centre Awa. Demonstrations sometimes turn violent, resulting in the burning of ...
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