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Macron to bring forward statement on French bases in Africa

French president Emmanuel Macron at the military base in Djibouti on 12 March 2019.
French president Emmanuel Macron at the military base in Djibouti on 12 March 2019. © Ludovic Marin/Pool/AFP
The French president is about to catch everyone off guard with an early unveiling of his plans to reorganise the French military in Africa. He initially planned to make this announcement during his tour of Central Africa next month. [...] (419 words)
Issue dated 24/02/2023 Reading time 2 minutes
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