France says 'go ahead' to African security initiatives

14 November 2017, 18:17 UTC

France's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday encouraged African nations calling for greater autonomy over their security to go for it , following the launch of a regional anti-jihad force in the Sahel. France currently has its own a 4,000-strong counter-terror force named Barkhane tackling jihadists and banditry in West and Central A ...

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