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Ivory Coast’s Ouattara says French-led withdrawal from Mali ‘creates a void’

By France24
17 February 2022   |   1:41 pm
Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara granted an exclusive interview to FRANCE 24 and RFI ahead of an EU-African Union summit in Brussels. He criticised the planned departure of French and European troops from Mali, saying it "creates a void". Ouattara added that it was the responsibility of domestic African armies to "solve problems in their own countries.

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