April 1, 2012
Malian junta leader Capt. Amadou Sanogo and Burkina Faso's foreign minister, Djibrill Bassole, arrive to make a declaration at the Kati military camp near Bamako. Sanogo announced the reinstatement of the constitution and state institutions Sunday, and promised broad consultation on a political transition. "We make the solemn commitment to restore, from this day, the constitution of the Republic of Mali of February 25, 1992, as well as the republic's institutions," Sanogo told journalists.