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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Mali’s VP says he ousted president and prime minister” – below is their description.
#Mali’s interim vice president, Colonel Assimi Goita, said on Tuesday that he ousted the interim president and Prime Minister because they failed to consult him about the nomination of a new government, violating the transitional charter. #Goita, who led the coup last August that overthrew then-President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, said in a statement that elections next year to restore an elected government would go ahead as planned. President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane were arrested and taken to a military base outside the capital on Monday evening, prompting swift condemnation from international powers, some of which called it an “attempted coup”.FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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