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Chad wants to calm Mali and save the G5 Sahel

A Chadian delegation was in Bamako on Friday, May 20. with one goal: to ease tensions, following Mali's decision to withdraw from the G5 Sahel's political-military alliance. Government spokesman Abderaman Koulamallah met with Mali's interim president, Colonel…

“After the G5, Mali will condemn the presence of

Mali's decision to withdraw from the G5 Sahel was announced on the evening of May 15 in a press release from the Malian transitional authorities. Questions the fact that Mali has still not been given permission to take the rotating presidency of the organization, when this should have been the case since February last year. Maneuvering France as Bamako condemns? Is Mali not taking a risk by breaking this military alliance with its immediate neighbors? Niagalé Bagayoko, President of the African Security Sector Network…

Will the Chadian withdrawal punish the G5’s military effort?

Would the withdrawal of half of the Chadian forces deployed as part of the G5 Sahel's regional force punish military action on the ground? The French army is reassuring. The announcement the withdrawal of 600 men out of the 1200 deployed as part of the regional force G5 Sahel comes at a time when jihadist attacks are increasing…

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