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In Mali, they announced an attempt by a group of military to carry out a coup


Mali. City of Bamako. Archive photoMOSCOW, May 17.The military, supported by the “Western state”, attempted a coup d'état in Mali on the night of May 12, the country's Ministry of Territorial Administration and Decentralization said. was supported by a Western state,” the ministry said in a statement posted on social media. Mali's defense and security forces managed to thwart the attempt “thanks to their vigilance and professionalism,” the ministry added. at the entrances to the capital Bamako. The statement notes that the situation is currently under control, the detainees “have been handed over to justice.” The military in Mali on May 24, 2021 arrested interim President Ba Ndau and Prime Minister Moktar Ouana and transported them to the Kati army base near the capital Bamako. Vice President Assimi Goita then announced that he had dismissed the head of state and the prime minister for violating the transitional charter.The people of Mali demanded a response from France in the case of mass gravesThe military council, headed by Goita, took over the government of the country and announced its intention to hold presidential and parliamentary elections in 2022, but then the authorities decided to postpone the elections to a later date for security reasons. Recently time worsened relations between Mali and France. Earlier, the Elysee Palace reported that France, its European allies in Operation Takuba and Canada decided to initiate a coordinated withdrawal of troops from Mali due to disagreement with the country's transitional authorities. The withdrawal of French troops from Mali will take four to six months, said French President Emmanuel Macron. After that, the government of Mali called on France to withdraw the troops involved in operations “Barkhan” and “Takuba” “without delay” and under the control of the Malian authorities. In 2014, France launched the anti-terrorist operation “Barkhan” in the region. This mission is supported by the G5 regional structure, created in the same year. The purpose of the operation in the Sahara-Sahel region (Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Chad) is to fight terrorism and stabilize the situation to a level where local authorities can provide security themselves. In the summer of 2021, French President Emmanuel Macron announced that Paris would change the model of its military presence in the Sahel: the operation “Dune” in its current form would be completed, it would be replaced by an international alliance, which would include the countries of the region and other partners. Media: Mali government announces withdrawal from the Sahel Five structures

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