Home > G5 Sahel summit: Leaders agree to step up counterterrorism efforts

News
G5 Sahel summit: Leaders agree to step up counterterrorism efforts

Description

Leaders from five West African nations and France agreed Tuesday to step up the fight against Islamic extremists in the Sahel region by deploying a new battalion from Chad, maintaining a strong French military presence and gradually building up a European task force.

Added on the 17/02/2021 16:58:43 - Copyright : France 24 EN

To customise your video :

Or Create an account

More videos on the subject

  • G5 Sahel summit: Macron, regional leaders discuss jihadist insurgency

    #France and five allies gather on Monday to discuss the #Sahel's #jihadist insurgency, with Paris looking for support enabling it to cut French troop numbers in the strife-torn region. Leaders of the so-called #G5 Sahel -- Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger -- are to attend the two-day summit in the Chadian capital N'Djamena, with French President Emmanuel Macron attending via videolink.

    15/02/2021 - France 24 EN
  • G5 Sahel summit: Macron, regional leaders discuss jihadist insurgency

    France and five allies gather on Monday to discuss the Sahel's jihadist insurgency, with Paris looking for support enabling it to cut French troop numbers in the strife-torn region. Leaders of the so-called G5 Sahel -- Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger -- are to attend the two-day summit in the Chadian capital N'Djamena, with French President Emmanuel Macron attending via videolink.

    15/02/2021 - France 24 EN
  • G5 Sahel summit: France to meet regional leaders as it mulls troop drawdown

    France and five allies gather on Monday to discuss the Sahel's jihadist insurgency, with Paris looking for support enabling it to cut French troop numbers in the strife-torn region. Leaders of the so-called G5 Sahel - Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger - are to attend the two-day summit in the Chadian capital N'Djamena, with French President Emmanuel Macron attending via videolink. FRANCE 24's International Affairs Editor Armen Georgian tells us more.

    15/02/2021 - France 24 EN
  • G5 Sahel leaders hold crisis summit in response to deadly jihadist attack in Niger

    Promising to increase coordination among themselves and for more support from other countries, the leaders of the G5 Sahel nations held a summit days after 71 soldiers were killed at their military base in Niger. The G5 is made up of Niger, Burkina Faso, Mauritania, Chad and Mali. Thousands of soldiers and civilians have been killed in attacks by jihadists across that region in the last number of years.

    16/12/2019 - France 24 EN
  • G5 Sahel leaders meet in Burkina Faso

    Leaders of five nations that have joined forces to fight jihadism in the Sahel meet for a summit in Burkina Faso, a day after a fresh terror attack in the region claimed 14 lives. IMAGES of the opening ceremony

    05/02/2019 - AFPTV - First images
  • Les éthylotests disponibles dans les commerces qui vendent de l'alcool dès juillet

    Jusque-là, seules les discothèques et les épiceries de nuit devaient proposer des éthylotests à leurs clients. Cette obligation va bientôt s'étendre à tous les magasins qui vendent de l'alcool. Mais Julien Chivé, caviste bordelais, n'est pas vraiment convaincu. "Je trouve que ça ne sert pas à grand-chose. Les gens savent bien qu'après deux verres, il faut s'arrêter si on veut reprendre la voiture. Et les clients rencontrés ce jeudi matin ne voient pas non plus l'intérêt d'en acheter. "Ca me semble absurde", lance l'un d'eux. "De toute façon, après deux verres, on sera positif, donc c'est à chacun de se gérer", explique un autre.Dans l'épicerie de Virgine Matheron, à Talence (Gironde), il est difficile de trouver une place pour les éthylotests. La gérante doit enlever des produits et envisage surtout des coûts supplémentaires. En effet, dans le supermarché Carrefour City, qui en commercialise depuis un an, ces produits ne sont pas très populaires. "On en a vendu trois en un an", confie le gérant. Près de 50 000 commerçants devraient proposer des éthylotests à partir du 1er juillet, sous peine d'une amende de 675 euros.

    08/04/2021 - LCI