a response to the lifting of sanctions expected at the start of the week

Since Thursday, the Malian junta has published the transition charter. And the document takes into account a significant demand from ECOWAS to lift the sanctions. The embargo against the country could therefore soon be lifted while the malians become impatient.

as reported from Bamako,

Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, President of the ECOWAS Commission, made a trip on Sunday that could be crucial for the abolition or not of sanctions. He arrived in particular in Accra to meet with the Head of State of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, the current President of ECOWAS.

“On the right track”

The latter, according to our information, has already heard several of his peers, and we should finally know officially at the beginning of this week whether the embargo adopted against Mali has been lifted or not. “It’s on track,” said a source familiar with the matter, who has been using the same language for several days.

The subregional institution demanded in particular from the Malian junta publication of the Transition Charter, it is done. Another of their urgent demands is met: it was necessary that Colonel Assimi Goïta, leader of the junta and the transition chairman, could not replace the president of the transition in case of force majeure.

In Mali, the abolition of the embargo is eagerly awaited. The landlocked country of Mali is today isolated from its neighbors. No air or land traffic with the countries in the sub-region and the sanctions primarily affect the local economy.

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