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    Mali coup leaders resist calls to step down

    Al Jazeera English

    by Al Jazeera English

    Five West African heads of state are preparing to hold talks with coup leaders in Mali.
    It comes a day after the regional bloc's army commanders personally demanded that the junta step down.
    But the leaders of the Malian army are standing their ground.
    Al Jazeera's Hashem Ahelbarra sent us this exclusive report from Bamako.