“The delegation of the Security Council and El-Gassim Wane met with the authorities in the transition period.

They reiterated their desire for the transition period to proceed as planned, ”reads a Twitter post.

The UN recalled that the world community is ready to offer assistance to Mali with the challenges faced by the country.

Earlier, the Russian Foreign Ministry said that Moscow is ready to assist in the soonest normalization and settlement of the situation in Mali.