(ANSA) – NAIROBI, 02 JUN – The African Union has announced the suspension of Mali as its member, with immediate effect, and has also feared possible sanctions after the second coup d’état carried out in the country in nine months. The coup has indeed raised particular concerns for stability in the Sahel. The AU “decides to immediately suspend the Republic of Mali from participating in all activities of the African Union, its organs and institutions, until the normal constitutional order is re-established in the country”, reads a statement. of the Peace and Security Council of the African Union. In recent days, Mali was also suspended by the Ecowas (Economic Community of West African States). (HANDLE).
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