Ethnic tensions in the centre of the country have surged since a jihadist group led by preacher Amadou Koufa emerged in 2015.
The two paramilitary officers were killed on Sunday when an improvised explosive device blew up as they walked near the entrance of a military post
The government, referring to the risk of another turn in the cycle of violence, also urged local people "not to fall into the trap of guilt...
The former Lille player was in Mali’s AFCON provisional squad but will now miss out on the action
War between the state and jihadists in central Mali has led to growing inter-communal violence
A peace agreement signed in 2015 by the Bamako government and armed groups has failed to restore stability.
The new government includes ten women, more than a quarter of the total but fewer than the previous team, which boasted about a third.
Production drops by 10 per cent to 656,548 tonnes, according to the head of Malian Company for Textile Development, Baba Berthe.
Mali only holds a 20 percent stake in Comatex, with 80 percent in the hands of the China Overseas Engineering Group (COVEC)
A statement from President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita's office said he had accepted Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga's resignation