Mali Coup: Military agrees to 18-month transition Gov’t


The head of Mali’s military junta, Colonel Assimi Goita, vowed to establish an 18-month transition government on Saturday, at the close of talks on returning the country to civilian rule following last month’s coup.

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An expert group appointed by the junta adopted a charter for an 18-month transition government, the president of which would either be a military officer or a civilian.

“We make a commitment before you to spare no effort in the implementation of all these resolutions in the exclusive interest of the Malian people,” Goita said.


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