West African leaders urge civilian rule in Mali within days
By Editor - Wed Sep 16, 6:17 am
West African leaders have emphasized that Mali’s junta should nominate civilian transitional leaders within days to lead the nation toward elections, Ghana’s president said following a regional summit. ECOWAS insisted that the transitional leaders must be civilians, rejecting the junta’s suggestion that the leaders could come from the military. “From the minute that leadership is put in place,” the regional sanctions on Mali will be lifted, he said.
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