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MALI EXPEDITION: NIGERIEN, SENEGALESE OFFICERS APPOINTED AFISMA DEPUTY COMMANDER, CHIEF OF STAFF…AS BENIN OFFER 300 TROOPS ; NIGER LIKELY TO ATTACK MALIAN TERRORISTS IN CROSS-BORDER OFFENSIVES

An array of Niger Army Panhard AML 60 and AML 90 Armoured Fighting Vehicles (Photo Credit: WIKIPEDIA) XINHUA 18 January, 2013 excerpts As planned, Niger, Senegal and Burkina Faso will send 500 soldiers each, Benin 300 men, Guinea 150 and … Continue reading

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AFISMA OPERATIONS: NIGER, BURKINA FASO AND SENEGAL EACH SENDING 500 TROOPS TO MALI

NIAMEY/DAKAR Jan. 12 (Xinhua) Niger announced Saturday that it will send 500 soldiers to Northern Mali to help resolve its crisis, Niger’s Foreign Minister Bazoum Mohamed confirmed the news. Some media said Burkina Faso, who is also a member of … Continue reading

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