Macron condemns the detention of Mali President and PM by military

French President Emmanuel Macron has condemned the latest military coup in Mali wherte the military detained of President Bah Ndaw and Prime Minster Moctar Ouane, 

French President Emmanuel Macron threatened sanctions by the European Union on Mali and condemned the developments in the country an “unacceptable coup d’etat” 

“We are ready in the coming hours to take targeted sanctions” against those responsible, Macron said in Brussels after a summit of bloc’s 27 leaders. 

Hours before Macron’s statement, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, addressing the national assembly, demanded the immediate release of President Bah Ndaw, Prime Minister Moctar Ouane and the “resumption of the normal course of the transition.” 

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