The French Defense Minister Florence Parly this Sunday asked the military junta responsible for Mali to organize a transition as soon as possible to stabilize an absolutely important country in the terrorist fight that both countries are waging in the African Sahel. .
“This transition must be made quickly, otherwise we assume that the terrorists will be the first to benefit from this whole situation,” he said in the program The Great Meeting of Europe 1.
The very military junta currently in charge of Mali held a meeting late Saturday with the Am-Juni-Agrupación de Fuerzas Patrióticas (M5-RFP), the alliance led by Imam Mahmud Dicko, the former president’s opponent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita after his vigorous protest against his partial exclusion from the talks for a peaceful transition in the country.
According to Radio France International sources, the meeting was insufficient to reach a common position, but for now it appears to be allowed to ease certain tensions after the junta was forced to postpone its first meeting with the country’s armed forces on Saturday. manage the transition after the movement’s protests.