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Mali / Constitutional Review: “I will not withdraw the project …”

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The President of the Republic of Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, is not in the logic of withdrawing the review plans of Constitution of 25 February 1992.

Taking advantage of the joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron at the extraordinary summit of the G5 Sahel at Koulouba Palace in Bamako on Sunday, July 2, President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita replied: “Everyone was consulted during the development of the project. Now that the bill is voted on, it is at that moment that our friends came out to say no. I will not withdraw the draft. The Constitutional Court may decide. But nothing prevents. It does not call into question Article 118 of the present Constitution. This debate is totally superfluous. But one wants to blame the president. Our people are aware and know what to do …”