Noah Pitcher is a global politics correspondent for Today News Africa covering the U.S. government, United Nations, African Union, and other actors involved in international developments, political controversies, and humanitarian issues.
West African leaders decided Sunday to lift all sanctions that had been placed on the military controlled nations of Mali, Guinea, and Burkina Faso. They met at a summit held in Accra, Ghana.
The summit of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) decided to lift financial and economic sanctions that had previously been placed on these junta-led nations. The decision was made in light of these countries’ public promises to transition toward democracy.
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