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.
Transitional President Bah N’Daw dismisses Prime Minister Moctar Ouane before handing in his own resignation letter to transitional Vice President Col. Assimi Goita, whose representative says the detained interim leaders would be gradually released.
Mali’s Colonel Assimi Goita takes control of country once again, stripping President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane of their duties.
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.
Subscribe to our Youtube channel for all latest in-depth, on the ground reporting from around the world.
Copyright © 2022 TRT World.