Macky Sall uses army to boost influence on international stage

Senegalese president Macky Sall.
Senegalese president Macky Sall. © EPA/Seyllou/POOL
Since Macky Sall came to power, the army has contributed strongly to Senegal's international aura. Through peacekeeping missions for the UN and close military cooperation with France, the army's political and military leaders, who have been hand-picked by the president, have been promoting the country's interests. [...] (1361 words)
Published on 04/06/2021 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 6 minutes
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