Aug. 19, 2020 05:19AM EST
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President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita announces resignation following detainment of government by Malian armed forces.
Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has announced that he will resign. The announcement was made late Tuesday evening after army forces surrounded Keita's home and threatened to carry out a mutiny in the capital of Bamako. The army also detained government officials along with Keita.
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