The suspension began on July 14, four days after the Malian government arrested 49 Cote d’Ivoire soldiers for illegally entering the country, calling them “mercenaries.”
Germany is suspending its military mission in Mali until further notice, says its defence ministry.
The West African country has deepened its Soviet-era ties to Russia as its relationship soured this year with its long-time ally and former colonial ruler, France.
Mali blamed the attack on the terrorist organisation Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS), an offshoot ISIS.
Guinea Bissau has experienced four coups since independence from Portugal in 1974 and is currently in turmoil.
Terrorists on Wednesday attacked the towns of Sokolo and Kalumba in the country’s centre, killing 15 soldiers, three civilians and losing 48 members.
Berlin said that Mali’s “harassing practices” made the work of German soldiers more difficult and, in some cases, impossible.
UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday condemned the killing of two more UN peacekeepers in northern Mali.
Military authorities are taking steps to set up a monitoring mechanism for transition and are preparing a new constitution for the country.
Among other issues, the meeting will also review the situations in Mali, Guinea and Burkina Faso, in a bid to restore democratic rule.