APS - 30 November 2020
ALGIERS- The International mediation in Mali, led by Algeria, called to speed up the implementation of the Agreement for Peace and Reconciliation, stemming from Algiers Process, in order to restore stability in Mali, a communiqué of the mediation said on Monday.
The members of the international mediation reaffirmed the "crucial importance to speed up the implementation of the Agreement on Peace and Reconciliation, stemming from Algiers process, for sustainable stabilization in Mali," said the communiqué published following the virtual meeting, held on 25 November, by the international mediation, under the chairmanship of the Algerian special envoy for the Sahel and Africa, ambassador Boudjemaa Delmi.
In this regard, "they reiterated their determination to fully play their role, including, if necessary, exercising the power of mediation in arbitration," added the source.
The members of the international mediation welcomed the initiative taken by Algeria to receive, from 22 to 24 October, a Malian delegation, made up of minister of National Reconciliation and Social Cohesion, as well as representatives of the Movements that signed the peace Agreement, in order to help them overcome all the difficulties and remove the obstacles hindering the total, balanced and consensual implementation," according to the source.
The members of the international mediation pointed out that "on the occasion of the 45th meeting of the Monitoring Committee of the Agreement (CSA), held in Bamako on 5 October 2021, and in addition to the encouraging and concrete proposal, made by the government, notably concerning the quotas of former combatants of the movements concerned by the DDR (Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration), the minister of the National Reconciliation and Social Cohesion announced the holding, within the forthcoming 15 days following CSA's meeting, of a decisional meeting to discuss all the issues that will enable removing the hindrances and advance in the implementation of the Agreement."