Kigali, Rwanda

06 April 2014

Readout of Secretary-General’s meeting with President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali

The Secretary-General met His Excellency Mr. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of the Republic of Mali in Kigali, Rwanda on 6 April 2014, in the margins of the 20th Commemoration of the Genocide in Rwanda. They discussed the latest developments in Mali, including the security situation and steps taken towards reconciliation and dialogue. They also discussed the Secretary-General’s joint visit with the President of the World Bank and the African Union in the Sahel and agreed on the need to keep up the momentum generated by the visit. The Secretary-General reiterated the support of the United Nations, in particular MINUSMA, to Mali.