International Francophone Organisation suspends Mali’s membership over coup

The international community increased pressure on the military junta that has seized power in Mali, as the Organisation Internationale de…

The international community increased pressure on the military junta that has seized power in Mali, as the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF) suspended the nation from its membership Tuesday.

Its leadership agreed the move at an extraordinary session held via videoconference, while adding that it would maintain any cooperation that would help the civilian population and a transition to democracy.