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Mali experts' report proposes 2-year transition with president chosen by junta

AFP , Friday 11 Sep 2020
People hold a banner showing Col. Assimi Goita, leader of the junta which is now running Mali and calls itself the National Committee for the Salvation of the People, outside a conference in Bamako, Mali, Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020. (AP)
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Experts appointed by Mali's military junta on Friday proposed a two-year transitional government led by a president chosen by the army, according to a document seen by AFP.

The text has been submitted to hundreds of participants at a forum in Bamako aimed at mapping a way forward for the country.

Under the proposal for a transitional government, the president would be a "civil or military personality".

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