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UN & AU Call for Immediate Release of Malian President Bah Ndaw

The United Nations and African Union have called for Mali's President Bah Ndaw, who is being detained alongside his prime minister and defence minister, to be released by military soldiers.

The United Nations (UN), African Union (AU) and the The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have collectively called for the immediate release of Malian President Bah Ndaw who was recently detained by military soldiers alongside his Prime Minister, Moctar Ouane, and Defence Minister, Souleymane Doucoure. The detainment of Ndaw and his ministers, who are a part of the country's transitional government, follows former President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's ousting through a military coup in August last year.

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