French president Emmanuel Macron.
French president Emmanuel Macron. © Nicolas Landemard/Le Pictorium/MAXPPP
Following President Macron's announcement on 10 June of France's plans to end Operation Barkhane, the French presidency is trying to mobilise its partners regarding the situation in the Sahel. French diplomats have begun a major operation to persuade the European Union, the UN and the African Union to get more involved in the region, with a Sahel Coalition summit coming up in July and France due to take the chair of the UN Security Council on 1 July. [...] (961 words)
Issue dated 24/06/2021 Reading time 4 minutes

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