France demands immediate release of ousted Mali president

Jean-Yves Le Drian
French Foreign Affair Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is seen at the governmental palace in Beirut, Lebanon.

France has asked on Wednesday for the immediate release of Mali’s president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, as well as of his government, detained after a coup led by soldiers on Tuesday.

“France acknowledges the announce of president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s resignation. It calls for its immediate release (…) and for the restoration, without delay, of a civilian power”, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said in a statement.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s