Category: Mali

‘Malian president hosts official dinner party in honour of His Majesty the King,’ as-Sahra al-Magribia (Morocco), 21 February 2014

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‘King Mohammed VI developing exceptional Moroccan relations with Africa,’ Middle East Online (London), 15 February 2014

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‘Mali cancels arrest warrants for Tuareg Leaders’ al-Akhbar (Mauritania), 29th October 2013

مالي تلغي مذكرات توقيف بحق قادة طوارق

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تاريخ الإضافة: 2013-10-29 16:23

الأخبار (نواكشوط) ـ أعلنت وزارة العدل المالية رسميا اليوم الثلاثاء 28 ـ 10 ـ 2013، إلغاء مذكرات توقيف صدرت بحق أربعة قياديين طوارق باسم “المصالحة الوطنية“.

وقال مسؤول في وزارة العدل المالية “ألغيت مذكرات التوقيف بحق كل من ابراهيم اغ محمد الصالح (من الحركة الوطنية لتحرير أزواد) ومحمد اغ انتالا، واحمد اغ بيبي، والغباس اغ انتالا (من المجلس الأعلى الأزوادي) لتسهيل مواصلة عملية المصالحة الوطنية“.

وأكد احمد اغ بيبي، إلغاء المذكرات ضده وضد رفاقه الثلاثة وقال “إنها إرادة حسنة في الحوار، وهم أيضا لديهم حسن إرادة في الحوار“.

ويترشح احمد اغ بيبي، ومحمد اغ انتالا، والغباس اغ انتالا، للانتخابات التشريعية المقررة في 24 من نوفمبر في منطقة كيدال (أقصى شمال مالي) معقل الطوارق.

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Translation:

Mali cancels arrest warrants for Tuareg Leaders

29th October 2013, 16.23

al-Akhbar (Nouakchott) The Malian Ministy of Justice officially announced on Tuesday 28th October 2013 the cancellation of arrest warrants issued for four Tuareg leaders as an effort of ‘national reconciliation’.

An official from the Malian Ministry of Justice said that “I cancelled the arrest warrants for Ibrahim Ag Muhammad Salaah (from the National Movement of the Independence of Azawad), Muhammad Ag Intaala, Ahmad Ag Bibi and al-Ghabas Ag Intaata (from the High Azawadi Congress) to facilitate the continuation of the national reconciliation process.”

Ahmed Igh Bibi confirmed the cancellation of the arrest warrants against him and his three accomplices and said “that there is good will in the dialogue, and they also have good will in the dialogue.”

Ahmed Ag Bibi, Mohamed Ag Intalla, al-Ghabas Ag Intaala, are candidates for the legislative elections scheduled for November 24 in the Kidal region (in the far north of Mali) a Tuareg stronghold.

Translated by Robert Forster

Article available at al-Akhbar.