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Mali’s transitional government nominates new PMWorld

Mali’s transitional government nominates new PMWorld
Mali's transitional president appointed former minister of foreign affairs, Moctar Ouane, on Sunday as the West African nation

Mali’s transitional president appointed former minister of foreign affairs, Moctar Ouane, on Sunday as the West African nation’s prime minister, days after being sworn into office.The appointment of a civilian prime minister was a major condition imposed by the West African regional economic bloc, ECOWAS, on Mali to lift sanctions that were imposed after an Aug.The junta, which calls itself the National Committee for the Salvation of the People, deposed President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in August, detaining him, the prime minister, and other government officials.ECOWAS had closed borders to Mali and stopped financial flows to put pressure on the junta to quickly return to a civilian government.

ECOWAS became involved in negotiations that have pressed for a quick return to civilian rule.Bah N’Daw was inducted Friday as the new transitional president while Col.

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