France to send 600 more troops to Africa’s Sahel

France to send 600 more troops to Africa’s Sahel

France plans to deploy 600 more soldiers in the fight against Islamists militants in Africa’s Sahel, south of the Sahara. The reinforcements would mostly be sent to the area between Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger. France already has 4,500 soldiers stationed in the region as part of Operation Barkhane.

KCooper
KCooper
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Good news. France continues to take an interest in its former colonies and fights terrorism abroad.

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