In a terrorist attack in the north of Togo that occurred lsat week, 15 assailants and eight soldiers were killed. Togo’s military are deployed in the north of the country to contain security threats from armed groups coming from Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger. The armed groups in these countries
President Faure Gnassingbe of Togo has agreed to mediate in Mali’s political crisis. Mali’s military government is facing pressure to re-establish civilian rule. There have been negotiations within the administration of Mali’s government about how long it will take to restore order since August 2020 when the military seized power.