Sahel force could tackle jihadists ‘without antagonizing communities’

A new African military force in the Sahel region could be operational in the next few months after donors pledged millions at a conference in France. Paul Melly from Chatham House talked to DW about the G5 Sahel force.

The heads of state of the G5 countries – Mali, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mauritania and Niger – met with European delegates to discuss the financing and organization of the new Sahel force at a conference near Paris on Wednesday.

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