Magharebia (Washington DC)

2 December 2012

Mali: Touareg Rebels Attend Mali Mediation Talks

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Some Touareg rebels.

Malian Foreign Minister Tieman Coulibaly and a government delegation will arrive in Ouagadougou on Sunday (December 2nd) for peace talks with rival Touareg separatist groups, AFP reported.

Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) top mediator for the Mali crisis, will meet with the officials ahead of the Monday mediation dialogue.

Envoys from Malian armed Islamist group Ansar al-Din and secular Touareg rebels from the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad ( MNLA) are also expected to arrive in the Burkinabe capital on Sunday.

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