U.N. says Mali still precarious, future peacekeepers need equipment




 
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U.N. says Mali still precarious, future peacekeepers need equipment
 
June 9th, 2013  
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U.N. says Mali still precarious, future peacekeepers need equipment
By Louis Charbonneau and Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Armed groups in Mali continue to pose a serious security threat to the entire region while African troops forming the core of a U.N. peacekeeping mission deploying next month are not yet properly equipped, the U.N. chief said in a new report. France launched a massive military campaign in January which broke al Qaeda-linked Islamist fighters' control over the northern two-thirds of Mali and allowed the Tuaregs to regain control of their traditional fiefdom of Kidal. But U.N. ...




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