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Mali-France: "All cooperation is called into question" after the denunciation of the defense agreements

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The badges of the tunics of the French soldiers of Operation Barkhane.

AP - Jerome Delay

By: Marion Cazanove

The ruling junta in Mali has decided to break the defense agreements with France and its European partners.

This is a new manifestation of the deterioration of relations between Bamako and its former allies in the fight against the jihadists.

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Analysis by Jérôme Pigné, president and co-founder of the Network for Strategic Reflection on Security in the Sahel and associate researcher at the Thomas More Institute.

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