Mali rebels urged to show "political courage" in negotiations with government

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) meets with Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, President of the Republic of Mali. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe

Rebels in the north of Mali are being urged by the country's President to show "political courage" in negotiations with the government.

The West African nation has experienced two years of conflict as insurgents have sought to take control of key cities in the north of the country.

Clashes involving armed groups have continued despite numerous agreements, but now talks are underway.

Daniel Dickinson reports.

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