Mamadi Doumbouya, inaugurated as Guinea's interim president, promises to oversee a transition that would include drafting of a new constitution, fighting corruption, electoral reform and transparent elections as he pledges not to run for election.
Military overthrew President Alpha Conde's government over the weekend, drawing widespread condemnation.
France's armed forces minister said that Paris decided to resume joint military operations with Mali as well as national advisory missions, which had been suspended since June 3.
The African Union had earlier suspended Mali after August 2020 coup but reinstated the country a few weeks later after the heads of the new civilian-led transitional government were announced.
The final declaration, of the summit attended by ten regional heads of state and three foreign ministers, called for the immediate appointment of a new civilian prime minister and the formation of an "inclusive" government in Mali.
West African leaders to discuss Mali's second coup which has jeopardised a transition back to democracy, and could undermine a regional fight against militants.
Interim President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane were arrested and taken to a military base outside the capital before they resigned in detention, triggering a crisis in the West African country.
Mali’s Colonel Assimi Goita takes control of country once again, stripping President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane of their duties.
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.
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