West African Troops Arrive in Mali

Author:
Imran Khan/AlJazeera English
Publisher:
AlJazeera English
Publication Date:
20 January 2013
Tags:
Mali, West Africa, Arms and Military Affairs, Conflict, Peace and Security

West African troops arrive in Mali In Mali a growing international mission is trying to stop the advance of rebel fighters linked to al-Qaeda. More French troops have arrived, the US is pledging its support of the mission and the regional bloc ECOWAS has begun to send in West African forces.