Modibo Keita

Keita, Modibo


Born June 4, 1915, in Bamako. Statesman and political figure of the Republic of Mali. A teacher by profession.

Keita graduated in 1936 from the teachers’ training school in Dakar (Senegal). He took part in the national liberation struggle of the Mali people, as a result of which he was harassed and frequently arrested by the colonial authorities. In 1946 he was one of the founders of the Sudanese Union Party; from 1947 to 1968 he was general secretary of the party. In 1956 he was elected mayor of Bamako and a deputy to the French National Assembly. In 1957–58 he was state secretary of the French government for overseas affairs. After the formation in 1959 of the Federation of Mali he headed the government; after the collapse of the federation and the creation on Sept. 22, 1960, of the Republic of Mali, he became president and prime minister. He was removed from power in November 1968, as a result of a military coup.

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"Iran is prepared to cooperate with Mali in the area of fighting terrorism and extremism," Zarif said in a meeting with Malian Prime Minister Modibo Keita in Bamako on Thursday night.
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