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France Tries to Calm Fears Over Mali Pullouti
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April 06, 2013 12:54 AM
France is planning to start withdrawing its troops from Mali later this month. This follows the intervention in January aimed at driving out Islamist militants who had taken the north of the country. As Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA, France is trying to reassure Mali that the pullout is not premature.

France Tries to Calm Fears Over Mali Pullout

Published April 05, 2013

France is planning to start withdrawing its troops from Mali later this month. This follows the intervention in January aimed at driving out Islamist militants who had taken the north of the country. As Henry Ridgwell reports for VOA, France is trying to reassure Mali that the pullout is not premature.


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