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Wagner and junta close to deal to deploy 500 paramilitaries across Mali

The Malian junta and the Russian paramilitary company Wagner are close to an agreement that would provide for the deployment of 500 men in about ten localities. France, bitterly opposed to the arrival of Russian mercenaries, is due to hold a defence council on Mali at the Elysée on 22 December. [...]
Published on 22.12.2021 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes
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