Mali Mediator Strikes Deal
May 21, 2012
West African leaders have mediated a deal with coup leader Capt. Amadou Sanogo, for former-President Traore to stay on to organize elections and end a northern rebellion. The Chief Ecowas mediator, Burkina Faso Foreign Minister Djibrill Bassole, also said the coup leader would be able to consult Mr Traore and his prime minister until new elections are held next year.