Mali peacekeeping ops to get 250 UK troops starting 2020

Mali peacekeeping ops to get 250 UK troops starting 2020
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Britain is to send 250 troops to the troubled African nation of Mali next year helping take part in the world’s deadliest peacekeeping operation.

The United Nations said in February 177 people deployed in Mali have been killed since 2013.

“In one of the world’s poorest and most fragile regions it is right that we support some of world’s most vulnerable people and prioritise our humanitarian and security efforts in the Sahel,” defence minister Penny Mordaunt said.

“UK service personnel will wo…
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