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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “African Union suspends Mali after second coup in nine months” – below is their description.
The #AfricanUnion announced it was suspending #Mali with immediate effect and threatened the impoverished country with sanctions, after a second military #coup in nine months. The putsch has sparked deep concerns over stability in the volatile #Sahel region and warnings of economic penalties from across the international community.FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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