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Former parliament speaker Dioncounda Traore (L) is flanked by coup leader Captain Amadou Sanogo after Traore was sworn in as Mali's interim president in the captial Bamako, April 12, 2012.

Former parliament speaker Dioncounda Traore (L) is flanked by coup leader Captain Amadou Sanogo after Traore was sworn in as Mali's interim president in the captial Bamako, April 12, 2012.

Former parliament speaker Dioncounda Traore (L) is flanked by coup leader Captain Amadou Sanogo after Traore was sworn in as Mali's interim president in the captial Bamako, April 12, 2012.
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Mali's ousted President Amadou Toumani Toure (L) sits with Djibril Bassole, Burkina Faso's foreign minister and one of the leading mediators for West Africa's ECOWAS bloc, during a meeting in which Toure resigned in the capital Bamako April 8, 2012. REUTERS/Amadou Cisse

Mali's ousted President Amadou Toumani Toure (L) sits with Djibril Bassole, Burkina Faso's foreign minister and one of the leading mediators for West Africa's ECOWAS bloc, during a meeting in which Toure resigned in the capital Bamako April 8, 2012....more

Mali's ousted President Amadou Toumani Toure (L) sits with Djibril Bassole, Burkina Faso's foreign minister and one of the leading mediators for West Africa's ECOWAS bloc, during a meeting in which Toure resigned in the capital Bamako April 8, 2012. REUTERS/Amadou Cisse
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