In Libya’s war, where is the UK? (By Jonathan Fenton-Harvey)

18/07/2020 – As Libya’s conflict risks turning into a new chapter of proxy war, much focus is on what key external actors involved in the war should or should not do, from Russia and Egypt, to France and Turkey.
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Mali / Sahel – First UK troops arrive in Africa to support France’s Barkhane mission in the Sahel

2018/06/15 – The first troops from a 100-member U.K. contingent to be deployed alongside French counter-terrorism forces in west Africa have arrived in the region, the French military said Thursday.
“The first troops from the British Chinook deployment, which will comprise three heavy transport helicopters and will be deployed in Gao [northern Mali] have arrived,” armed forces spokesman Colonel Patrik Steiger said. Continuer à lire … « Mali / Sahel – First UK troops arrive in Africa to support France’s Barkhane mission in the Sahel »

Mali /UK – Encouraging an integrated approach to address the causes of instability in Mali and the Sahel (Speach)

2018/06/15 – Statement by Ambassador Jonathan Allen, UK Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, at the Security Council Briefing on Mali.

Thank you Mr President. And I would like to thank Under Secretary-General Lacroix for his briefing and welcome His Excellency Mr Coulibaly to the Council.
The United Kingdom continues to support MINUSMA. We recognise the challenging circumstances in which its military and civilian personnel operate and we unequivocally condemn the recent attacks against MINUSMA personnel. MINUSMA must receive the tools it needs to protect its personnel adequately. Continuer à lire … « Mali /UK – Encouraging an integrated approach to address the causes of instability in Mali and the Sahel (Speach) »

Mali/UK : « We will continue to support MINUSMA and its mandate to support implementation of the Peace Agreement. » #security

2018/01/24 – Statement by Stephen Hickey, UK Acting Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, at the Security Council Quarterly Briefing on Mali. Continuer à lire … « Mali/UK : « We will continue to support MINUSMA and its mandate to support implementation of the Peace Agreement. » #security »