AU: SOLEMN DECLARATION ON THE SITUATION IN MALI
At the 19th Ordinary Session of the of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from July 15 - 16 2012, Heads of States of African countries expressed their concern towards the continuing deterioration of the humanitarian situation in the northern part of Mali, and stressing the need for urgent action to allow the delivery of food aid to the affected populations.
Noting that the situation in Mali calls into question some of the most basic principles of the AU, notably the respect of national unity and territorial integrity of Member States, the utter rejection of armed rebellion to further political demands as well as the rejection of terrorism and related criminal activities.
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