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Macky Sall mulls reorganisation of terror response structure

Senegal's President Macky Sall speaks during a press conference on the second day of an European Union (EU) African Union (AU) summit at the European Council Building in Brussels, Belgium, 18 February 2022.
Senegal's President Macky Sall speaks during a press conference on the second day of an European Union (EU) African Union (AU) summit at the European Council Building in Brussels, Belgium, 18 February 2022. © John Thys/Pool/EPA/MaxPPP
The Senegalese head of state must soon decide on whether to reorganise the country's response mechanism in the event of a terrorist attack. The army, which holds much sway with the presidency, wants to play a bigger role in this area, which has so far been dominated by interior security forces. [...] (812 words)
Issue dated 04/10/2022 Reading time 4 minutes
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