France's Macron visits Mali to boost new regional security force

The leaders of five countries in north Africa are meeting French President Emmanuel Macron in Mali to discuss the deployment of a new African force to fight 'terrorism' in the Sahel region.

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    The leaders of five countries in north Africa are meeting French President Emmanuel Macron in Mali to discuss the deployment of a new African force to fight “terrorism” in the Sahel region.

    Macron was last in Mali in May just after he became president, but there are doubts about how the new force will be funded.

    Mohamed Vall reports from Bamako.


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