Mali protesters tell ECOWAS to advice president to quit

Anti-government protesters in Mali have intensified demands for President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita to step aside.

At a press conference in the capital Bamako, the June 5 Movement insisted that the West African state's parliament be dissolved. They also called for a "republican transition" from the current government.

Choguel Maiga, leader of the movement said: "We told ECOWAS that we would not want the Malian people to feel that ECOWAS has the sole objective of keeping a president in power ag…

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