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Mali: Ibrahim Boubacar Keita re-elected as president

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita re-elected for a new five-year term.

President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali was re-elected Thursday for a new five-year term.

According to the official results of the second round of the presidential election held on Sunday, he beat his opponent Soumaila Cisse with 67.17% of the vote.

Soumaila Cisse obtained 32.83% of the surferies while the participation rate is estimated at 34.54%.

The Minister of Territorial Administration, Mohamed Ag Erlaf has communicated the key figures of the poll on the antennas of public television, ORTM.

Mr Keita won 1,798,632 votes and 879,235 votes for the leader of the opposition, for an estimated voter turnout of 34.54%.

IBK won 41.70% of the vote in the first round on 29 July. Soumaila Cisse, who had been credited with only 17.78% of the votes did not meet the opposition around his political project.

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