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Abidjan is still waiting for its soldiers detained in Bamako

2023-01-06T18:35:54.569Z


An agreement was to lead to the release of the 46 men, accused of attempted coup and imprisoned for 6 months.


The soap opera has been going on for more than six months and has still not found its epilogue.

The approximately 50 Ivorian soldiers, arrested in July in Bamako, are still detained, despite mediation, dialogue and pressure.

"

It's quite surprising, because it's a rather incredible story

", sums up an adviser to the Ivorian president, Alassane Ouattara.

The Ivorian troops had been deployed in Mali within the United Nations Mission (Minusma).

But this projection was made in a vague legal framework, leading the local authorities to apprehend the soldiers before accusing them of being "

mercenaries

and to have attempted an attempt at destabilization.

If all observers very quickly agree to recognize a certain administrative levity, even the Minusma, which since then has been strangely silent, no one believes for a moment in a pseudo-coup d'etat hatched by his men.

Yet the Ivorian contingent is not released.

The last episode of this file, which…

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Source: lefigaro

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