France adds 600 troops to the Sahel region of West Africa

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 France adds 600 troops to the Sahel region of West Africa


Most of the additional personnel will arrive at the junction of Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger by the end of this month, Pali said in a statement. The other part will fight directly with the joint forces of the group of five Sahel countries.

Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger established the group of five Sahel countries in 2014 and decided to form a joint force in 2017. France launched the operation crescent dunes in 2014, sending troops to the Sahel region to fight extremism together with joint forces.

(function() {(window. Slotbydup = window. Slotbydup| []). Push ({ID: u5811557, container: ssp_, async: true});}) (); the Sahel region of West Africa is located between the Sahara desert and the central Sudan grassland, including Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger and other countries, suffering from poverty, armed conflict and natural disasters, and is the current terror Lord in Africa The area with the most rampant activities. When the additional troops arrive in the Sahel, the number of French troops deployed there will reach 5100. A French military source told AFP that about 100 armored vehicles would arrive in that area. The French presidential palace confirmed last November that 13 French soldiers were killed when two helicopters collided in an operation in Mali. Francois Le couante, chief of the general staff of the French army, told French lawmakers in the same month that the current number of troops was ridiculously small as the crescent dunes operation continued to expand. (cuckoo) [Xinhua News Agency micro manuscript] source: Xinhuanet editor in charge: Yao Wenguang, nn1682

The Sahel region of West Africa is located between the Sahara desert and the steppe of central Sudan, including Senegal, Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger and other countries, suffering from poverty, armed conflict and natural disasters, and is the most rampant area of terrorism in Africa at this stage.

When the additional troops arrive in the Sahel, the number of French troops deployed there will reach 5100. A French military source told AFP that about 100 armored vehicles would arrive in that area.

The French presidential palace confirmed last November that 13 French soldiers were killed when two helicopters collided in an operation in Mali. Francois Le couante, chief of the general staff of the French army, told French lawmakers in the same month that the current number of troops was ridiculously small as the crescent dunes operation continued to expand. (cuckoo) [Xinhua News Agency micro feature