Mali: Bamako negotiated with Amadou Koufa - JeuneAfrique.com

Amadou Koufa, in a propaganda video broadcast on February 28 2019 (image illustration). © Screenshot of a jihadist propaganda video

Although the Malian government claims to have no contact with, or intention to establish, "terrorist groups", intelligence services, with the blessing of the authorities, have carried out missions to the interior of the Niger Delta. With, at the heart of this device, the lawyer Hassan Barry.

Thus, the July 19, Colonel Mamadou Lamine Konaré, Deputy Chief of Staff of Military Intelligence, surrendered with the permission of his superiors in the Diabali area accompanied by Barry. They met there Amadou Koufa, the head of Katiba Macina.

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