Mali’s president and prime minister resign following military takeover

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Reuters

By Tiemoko Diallo and Paul Lorgerie BAMAKO (Reuters) -Mali’s interim president and prime minister resigned on Wednesday, two days after they were arrested by the military, an aide to the vice president said, deepening a political crisis and potentially setting up a standoff with international powers. President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minister Moctar Ouane were taken to a military base outside the capital on Monday after a cabinet reshuffle in which two officers lost their posts. The intervention led by Vice President Assimi Goita has jeopardised Mali’s transition back to democracy after a coup in A…

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