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U.S. Embassy Message

March 31, 2012

ECOWAS have given the CNRDRE a 72 hour ultimatum before imposing sanctions, including possible closing of borders and of access to the West African Central Bank. We encourage American Citizens to provision one week of food and water and to make plans to depart Mali, if it becomes necessary. The Embassy Consular Section is open for American Citizen Services only. Please ensure passports and other legal documentation are up to date. The Consular Section can be reached at or +223-2070-2505. For after hours emergency assistance, please contact the Embassy Duty Officer at +223-2070-2301 or 2070-2302.