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I.coast: France reaffirms its dedication towards jihadism

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France reaffirmed on Thursday (Might 11)  in Côte d’Ivoire its dedication and that of the European Union (EU) within the struggle towards jihadism in Africa, rejecting the accusation ” in relation to their help to Ukraine.

The French Secretary of State for Growth. and Ivorian Minister of Protection held a press convention on the Worldwide Academy for Combating Terrorism (AILCT) in Jacqueville, close to Abidjan, the place African troopers are educated within the struggle towards jihadism.

“In July of final 12 months, a convention was held in Paris to mobilize funds for this second section. The harvest was fruitful, particularly for the reason that European Union has pledged to contribute about ten million euros for the second section,” Ivorian Defence Minister Tene Birahima Ouattara hailed.

In West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire is among the final companions of France within the struggle towards jihadists for the reason that departure of French troops from Mali and Burkina Faso, demanded by their leaders, two army males, Assimi Goïta and Ibrahim Traoré, who ascended to energy by a coup respectively in 2020 and 2022.

“You’ll be able to at all times depend on France’s complete and decided dedication to this undertaking. And you realize very effectively that we’re greater than ever dedicated alongside our African companions within the struggle towards terrorism,”  the French Secretary of State for Growth Chrysoula Zacharopoulou stated.

The UN raised the alarm in March over Sahel region becoming a new hub for terrorism.