Ousmane Sonko faces a rape accusation that sparked violent protests with his supporters vowing to three more days of demonstrations. The leader says the allegations are politically motivated.
National Committee for the Salvation of the People is dissolved, says a government decree, a decision that comes after more than five months of president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's removal in a coup.
The crippling sanctions on landlocked Mali were lifted following the nomination of retired Colonel Bah Ndaw as interim president, and Moctar Ouane as prime minister of the transition that is expected to last 18 months.
The appointment of a civilian prime minister was a major condition imposed by the West African regional economic bloc on Mali to lift sanctions that were imposed after an August 18 coup.
West African leaders gave a junta a one week ultimatum to appoint a civilian to leader for Mali, a spokesman for the military group leading the country said Wednesday.
Mali's neighbours are anxious to avoid the fragile Sahel state spiralling into chaos.
The opposition group says the key ideas discussed during the talks has been left out of the final document while others have been added in.
Deposed president Keita was hospitalised in the capital Bamako, six days after he was released from detention by the ruling junta, which seized power on August 18.
The junta had invited civic groups, political organisations and former rebels to consultations, but said the meeting was postponed at the last minute due to "organisational reasons".
In spite of international condemnation, the mutineers seek to rule for three years in what could risk further instability in the terrorism-afflicted Western African state.
In an aim to restore order after the military coup in Bamako, West African envoys are holding talks with Mali's military junta to try to push for a speedy return to civilian rule.
Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's overthrow came after months of protests in which ECOWAS, the Economic Community of West African States, had tried unsuccessfully to play a mediating role.
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