U.S. could resume direct Mali military aid if elections successful




 
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U.S. could resume direct Mali military aid if elections successful
 
February 19th, 2013  
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U.S. could resume direct Mali military aid if elections successful
BAMAKO, Mali (Reuters) - The United States is likely to eventually resume direct support for Mali's military, but only after full restoration of democracy through elections, the head of a visiting U.S. Congress delegation said on Monday. Senator Christopher Coons, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations subcommittee on Africa, was leading the first American congressional visit to the West African nation since France sent a military force there last month to halt an offensive by al Qaeda-allied insurgents. ...




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