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Barkhane

controversy surrounding a strike by means of the Barkhane drive

According to local elected officials, six young Malians were killed on Thursday, March 25, in the northeastern part of the country in a strike that the French force Barkhane described as targeting jihadists. Local notables speak of young hunters killed during persecuting game. They request that an investigation be initiated and that liability be established.…

Barkhane: The Hombori camp at the foot of the war

In Hombori in the Malan Gourma Desert, a forward-looking operational base now houses three units of the Malian Armed Forces and the desert's tactical group 1 Lamy from the Barkhane Force. Malian and French soldiers will train there in the coming weeks for the purpose of interoperability. The ability to soon be able to fight side by side in the Malian gourmet. .

Barkhane: in 2020 “a very positive assessment” even if “everything remains fragile” according to General Lecointre

French General François Lecointre returned on December 12 from a two-day inspection visit to Niger and Mali, his seventh visit to the Barkhane Force's Operational Theater. The Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces went to meet French soldiers and their partners from the Malian armed forces. The possibility of an overview of military operations one month before the anniversary of the Pau summit, 13 January, when a change in the format of French…

General Namata, commander of the G5 Sahel Joint Force, defends Barkhane Force

Nigerian General Oumarou Namata, commander of the G5 Sahel Joint Force, was in Paris on Wednesday, December 2. RFI could meet him exclusively. General Namata assures us that the joint force, three years after its creation, has now reached maturity in the fight against armed terrorist groups. If the military presence in the Sahel becomes international with the gradual arrival of the European Takuba…

about fifty jihadists killed in an operation by the Barkhane force

French Military Minister Florence Parly visited Bamako for a few hours on Monday 2 November. She met the new Malian authorities. The French minister announced that Paris is continuing with Bamako the fight against terrorism, a fight against terrorism that is recording results. In late October, about fifty jihadists were killed in the north, the French minister said.…

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