France committed to keep up fight against Islamists in Sahel region -minister

by Reuters
Friday, 28 January 2022 17:51 GMT

PARIS, Jan 28 (Reuters) - France will keep fighting Islamist militants in the Sahel region, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Friday, and repeated his view that the situation in Mali had become "untenabe" following a May 2021 coup.

European allies agreed on Friday to draw up plans within two weeks for how to continue their fight against Islamist militants in Mali.

(Reporting by Tassilo Hummel; editing by Grant McCool)

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