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Abdoulaye Diop

Date of Birth: 17 September 1965
Place of Birth: Brazzaville, Congo-B


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    Vol 63 No 13 |
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Bamako refuses to look to France

Mali's foreign minister Abdoulaye Diop has reportedly sought to justify this as a means of pressuring leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) to soften sanctions...

In New York this week foreign minister Abdoulaye Diop devoted more time to complaining about France's refusal to allow the Malian army into the then newly liberated Touareg town of Kidal back in 2013 than with the urgent challenges confronting his country today...


    Vol 63 No 10 |
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Bamako's junta forces hard choices

On 4 May Mali's foreign minister Abdoulaye Diop was in Lomé to ask Togo to act as a facilitator in relations with the international community – potentially a means of exploring the scope for an understanding with Ecowas without being seen to cede ground to the bloc's official mediator Goodluck Jonathan...


Sectarian killings surge as French troops leave

Mauritanians have been murdered in at least two incidents forcing Bamako's foreign minister Abdoulaye Diop into a placatory dash to Nouakchott to promise a joint enquiry and security patrols in western border areas...


The coup-makers win the first round

Col Goïta and Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Diop have avoided Choguel Maïga-style rhetoric while defending their regime's sovereign right to work with the international forces of its choosing...


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Turning up the heat on the junta

The decision by junta leader Colonel Assimi Göita and Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Diop to deploy fighters from the Wagner Group also threatens Opération Barkhane the French–led anti-jihadist mission in the Sahel region and its planned successor the multinational force Operation Takuba including troops from several European countries...

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Not letting go

On 1 January Malian foreign minister Abdoulaye Diop told Ghanaian President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo – chairing the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) – that the military may have to rule for a further five years...


    Vol 62 No 23 |
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Meeting Moscow, battling Brussels

The Moscow trip on 12 November by Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Diop (AC Vol 62 No 23 Bamako and Moscow defy Paris) for talks with Russian counterpart Sergeï Lavrov further fuelled European mistrust...


Bamako and Moscow defy Paris

The visit by Mali's Foreign Minister Abdoulaye Diop to Moscow on 11 November flies in the face of French government complaints about Russia's state-backed mercenaries and their allied businesses in Africa...


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