APS : TUESDAY 22 SEPTEMBER 2020
ALGIERS – Algeria, leading mediator in Mali, said Tuesday it “takes note” of the appointment of Bah N’daw as transition president in Mali and Colonel Assimi Goita as vice-president, renewing its “commitment to accompany Mali in such difficult period.”
“Algeria looks forward to the establishment of the remaining institutions of transition in order to allow a peaceful and quiet conduct of the transitional period towards the organization of elections which will lead to the return to constitutional order in brother and neighboring Mali.”
Stressing Algeria’s “significant efforts” for “the stabilization of Mali through the conclusion, in 2015, of the Peace and Reconciliation Agreement in Mali, resulting from the Algiers process and for the preservation of the stability of this country over the last months,” the Foreign Affairs Ministry said that “Algeria” will continue to follow closely the evolution of the situation in Mali “.
Algeria “welcomes the attachment of all the Malian parties to the effective application of Algiers Accord and renews its commitment, as leading mediator and president of the Committee of the Accord Implementation Follow-up, to make every effort to continue the application of the Agreement, regarded as the only way to enable Mali to preserve its stability and address the multiple challenges it encounters,” said the Foreign Affairs Ministry.
It “reiterates, finally, its commitment to support Mali during this difficult period and reaffirms its unwavering solidarity with the brotherly Malian people.”