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France to start closing military bases in Mali by year-end: Macron

France to start closing military bases in Mali by year-end: Macron

  • Emmanuel Macron: Our enemies have abandoned their territorial ambitions in favor of spreading their threat not only across the Sahel, but across all of West Africa
  • Macron: We are going to reorganize ourselves in line with this need to stop this spread to the south, and it will lead to a reduction of our military footprint in the north
By AFP ·