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Mali conflict: France aiming for ‘total reconquest’

“France’s military aim in Mali is its ‘total reconquest’, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has said. ‘We will not leave any pockets’ of resistance, he told French television. France has sent in 2,000 troops to help Malian forces fight Islamist militants who now control the northern half of the country.”

Source: BBC News – Mali conflict: France aiming for ‘total reconquest’

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