This is the end of the embargo that has weighed on Mali since the coup on August 18 against President Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta. The Community of West African States has therefore announced that the sanctions will be lifted.
as reported from Bamako,
The statement by the Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) on Mali was published this Tuesday, October 6, at the end of the morning. The declaration is signed by the Ghanaian President, Nana Akufo-Addo, who is currently President of ECOWAS, saying that taking into account the remarkable progress towards constitutional normalization, the Heads of State lifting of sanctions in Mali ”.
Specifically, air traffic will be able to resume. We can again travel from Bamako to the countries of the sub-region and vice versa. Financial flows are also resumed, that is the end of the economic blockade.
The new Malian Prime Minister, Moctar Ouane, contributed greatly to this lifting of sanctions. In recent days, he has been on the phone with heads of state in the sub-region, and he attended for decision makingin Mali, which facilitates the lifting of sanctions.