Col. Assimi Goita

France urges EU sanctions against Mali

France urges EU sanctions against Mali

  • French FM Jean-Yves Le Drian noted how Bamako had called for help from Russian Wagner mercenaries on top of the ‘unacceptable’ slipping of the election schedule
  • Mali’s relations with its neighbors and partners have steadily deteriorated since a coup led by Col. Assimi Goita, in August 2020, ousted President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita
By AFP ·