Mali: UN peacekeeping mandate renewed amid fighting

The mandate of a UN peacekeeping operation in northern Mali is to be renewed in June. Rebels and the Malian government are not complying with a peace accord signed two years ago.

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    The mandate of a UN peacekeeping operation in northern Mali is to be renewed in June.

    Rebels and the Malian government are not complying with a peace accord signed two years ago.

    That's giving an opening to al-Qaeda fighters in the region with the UN troops being their targets.

    Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque reports from Gao in northern Mali.


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