Ghana operating Otokar Cobra armoured vehicles

18/11/2019 – Ghana is one of the most recent customers for the Turkish Otokar Cobra and Cobra II armoured vehicles, with both models seen in service with the Ghanaian Army earlier this month. Continuer à lire … « Ghana operating Otokar Cobra armoured vehicles »

US National Security Adviser and Italian Foreign Minister Discuss Security Situation in Libya

18/11/2019 – Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio and US National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien have discussed security situation developments in Libya. According to a statement carried by the Italian news agency ‘Nova’, the two sides discussed Middle East, Libya, terrorism and bilateral relations.

Nova quoted Italian Foreign Minister as saying ‘Italy will host a meeting for Libya’s neighbouring countries on Dec.1, indicating that the meeting will be held on the margins of the Mediterranean Dialogue Forum which will be held from 5th to 7th of the same month. The Italian Minister disclosed steps that Italy was taking which included easing the intensity of conflict which could lead to a ceasefire, and resuming the UN-led political process through the UN Special Envoy Ghasan Salama.

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Sudan eyes defense technology cooperation with Russia

16/11/2019 – Ambassador to Sudan Vladimir Zheltov pointed out that currently Sudan’s Armed Forces is 60% equipped with the weapons and military hardware made in either the Soviet Union or Russia Continuer à lire … « Sudan eyes defense technology cooperation with Russia »

G5 Sahel : un ancien chef d’état-major sénégalais demande de ne pas « sous-estimer » cette force

16/10/2019 – Le général Babacar Gaye, ancien chef d’état-major général des armées sénégalaises, a demandé mardi au gouvernement du Sénégal de ne pas « sous-estimer » la force du G5 Sahel. »Ne sous-estimons pas le G5 Sahel », groupe de coopération militaire et de développement qui rassemble la Mauritanie, le Mali, le Niger, le Burkina Faso et le Tchad, parce qu’il y a derrière ce G5 Sahel « une approche globale des problèmes du Sahel », a affirmé le général Gaye. Continuer à lire … « G5 Sahel : un ancien chef d’état-major sénégalais demande de ne pas « sous-estimer » cette force »

Libya – GNA Foreign Ministry Sends Letter to Security Council President

16/10/2019 – GNA Foreign Minister Mohamed Siala has sent a letter to the President of the UN security Council, following the barbaric shelling of a home in the Tripoli area of Al Fernaj on Monday, in which 3 children died and a woman and a girl wounded all from one family. The letter reads: ‘Every day passes and indeed every hour without a firm stance taken to repel this aggression on the capital and halt the crimes will lead to crimes that will not only threaten Libya but the entire region.’

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Boko Haram degraded, we need citizens’ partnership to finish the job – Buhari

16/10/2019 – President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said all hands must be on deck to ensure that Boko Haram insurgents are completely defeated.

Buhari said Nigerians and security agents must team up with his government to stop the degraded Boko Haram insurgents from attacking soft targets in the Northeast. Continuer à lire … « Boko Haram degraded, we need citizens’ partnership to finish the job – Buhari »

Mali – Worst Jihadist Attack in Years Stokes Anger Over Mali’s Response

13/10/2019 – One of the deadliest militant attacks in the seven-year Islamist insurgency in Mali has stoked fresh anger over the government’s failure to halt jihadist raids, months after protests forced the prime minister to resign. Continuer à lire … « Mali – Worst Jihadist Attack in Years Stokes Anger Over Mali’s Response »