Mali – The European Union mobilises an extra €50 million for structural reforms in Mali #G5Sahel

2018/07/12 – The European Union is stepping up cooperation with Mali and the implementation of structural reforms to improve security, governance and access to basic services in the country.

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Saudi Crown Prince to Visit Mauritania, Algeria

2018/02/12 – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, will kick off on Sunday a visit to each of Mauritania and Algeria as part of his Arab tour. Continuer à lire … « Saudi Crown Prince to Visit Mauritania, Algeria »

Algeria is using Mauritania to accelerate influence across Africa

2018/29/11 – Algeria’s growing interest in Mauritania reached a point of no return when the two countries officially opened their territorial borders early this year. The promising step paves the road to greater military and, most importantly, economic cooperation. Continuer à lire … « Algeria is using Mauritania to accelerate influence across Africa »

Mauritanian FM hails « positive developments » in ties with Algeria

2018/28/10 – Visiting Mauritanian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, here hailed « positive developments » in bilateral relations with Algeria. »We are proud of (our relations) and want them to move forward, » Ahmed told reporters after the talks he held with his Algerian counterpart Abdelkader Messahel, part of a two-day visit to Algeria. Continuer à lire … « Mauritanian FM hails « positive developments » in ties with Algeria »

UK hails Mauritania role in preserving security of neighbours

2018/16/11- Britain’s Minister of State for the Middle East and North Africa, Alistair Burt, on Friday, hailed Mauritania’s role in preserving the security of the G5 Sahel.

Burt made the comments after a discussion with the Mauritanian President, Mohammad Ould Abdel-Aziz, in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott, according to Anadolu. He added that the UK is ready to offer its support to Mauritania in preserving this security, in addition to supporting trade and culture. Continuer à lire … « UK hails Mauritania role in preserving security of neighbours »

Mauritania – Anti-terror force in Sahel begins officer training

2018/15/11 – A military school gathering five countries in the Sahel inducted its first officers on Monday into a programme to train future leaders of a joint anti-terror force.

Thirty-five senior officers were inducted into the G5 Sahel Defence Academy, located in the Mauritanian capital Nouakchott, for an eight-month course, an AFP reporter saw. Continuer à lire … « Mauritania – Anti-terror force in Sahel begins officer training »

Can AU Tackle Security Challenges in the Sahel?

2018/07/11 – African leaders meeting in Mauritania last week pledged to redouble efforts aimed at curtailing and defeating extremist groups on the continent, especially in the Sahel region. Continuer à lire … « Can AU Tackle Security Challenges in the Sahel? »