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Macron urges expanded anti-terror fight, government control in Sahel

FRANCE24, 16 Feb 2021
#France will intensify its efforts to help "decapitate" Qaeda-linked groups operating in the #Sahel of western #Africa, President Emmanuel #Macron told leaders in the region via video conference on Tuesday. He also urged the so-called G5 Sahel countries of Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger to expand their own anti-terror fight and work on restoring government control and services in areas where jihadist fighters are operating. FRANCE 24's Politics Editor Marc Perelman tells us more.

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