Panafrican News Agency

Malian junta leader invited to ECOWAS Summit in Accra on Friday

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (PANA) - The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission has invited the Malian transitional president, Colonel Assimi Goita, to an extraordinary summit to be held in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, on Friday.

The meeting will start from 2pm Universal Time, ECOWAS said.

The summit will also address the socio-political situation in Burkina Faso and Guinea.

The military Mali, Guinea and Burkina Faso have ousted their civilian heads of state and are in transition periods. Burkina Faso junta is proposing  a transition period of three years and Mali four years.

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