Bamako, Mali (MAT)- Twenty African Heads of State, the Guinean Alpha Condé continue to rally Bamako, capital of Mali, in preparation for the signing of the peace agreement and reconciliation between the Malian government and the rebels, in Bamako said guineenews.
According to corroborating sources, the Guinean presidential delegation, led by Alpha Conde, was the first to land at the international airport of Bamako Senou.
Upon arrival, Alpha Conde was greeted off the plane at the airport by his counterpart Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, with the Prime Minister Modibo Keita.
In addition to the President Condé, about twenty African heads of state are expected in Bamako as the Zimbabwean, Robert Mugabe, in his capacity as Chairman of the African Union, Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger, Burkina Michel Kafando and Faure Gnassingbe of Togo .
After more than three years of conflict and nearly a year of intense negotiations, Bamako grooms, ahead of the signing ceremony of the Peace and Reconciliation Agreement, signed in Algiers on March 1, between the Malian government and the armed groups under the aegis of international mediation led by Algeria.
The only problem, of the rebels, who signed the preliminary agreement, do not sign the final agreement.
However, the signing of the peace agreement would end the fighting, to reassure displaced in North and redeploy the army throughout the country.