Colonel Assimi Goita, the leader of Mali’s military junta, on Tuesday urged the support for the French and United Nations troops.
During a ceremony marking Mali’s 60 years of independence from France, Goita, speaking to reporters asked Malians to support the national troops as well as “partner forces” from France and the UN.
Goita said on Tuesday;
“The international community is watching us… which is why we accepted the ECOWAS principles,”
“In the coming days ECOWAS must remove these sanctions for the happiness of the Malian people,”