Mali coup: UN joins global condemnation of military takeover

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The leaders of Tuesday's military coup in Mali have had talks with opposition leaders who have welcomed the ousting of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, The U. N and African Union have condemned the military takeover and called for the release of detained politicians. Here's David Bamford. The opposition coalition in Mali said it had noted thie commitment by the soldiers to move towards a civilian transitional government and was ready to work with them on a political roadmap. Amass patriotic rally has been called for Friday. An army colonel. A seamy gotta has emerged as the new military leader. He has urged civil servants to return to work. The U. N Security Council has condemned the coup on West African leaders have announced a blockade on more hold a videoconference on Thursday to discuss further actions.

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