Lomé's delicate bid for military and diplomatic balance between Moscow and the West

Togo, faced with increasingly frequent attacks by jihadists from the Sahel, wants to speed up acquisition of military equipment for its army. Faure Gnassingbé's government has turned to Moscow, purchasing attack helicopters, and is also getting help from Washington and London, much to France's chagrin. [...]
Published on 29/05/2023 at 04:40 GMT Reading time 6 minutes Maxime Paszkowiak
Togolese president Faure Gnassingbé.
Togolese president Faure Gnassingbé. © Studio Pachamama
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