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Mali security: Minusma in precarious situation ahead of French total pullout

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French troops were on Monday handing back a military base in northeastern Mali ahead of a final withdrawal from the Sahel nation, France's army said, after nine years fighting a jihadist insurgency. France offered to continue air support for the UN force from outside Mali. "This support is necessary for MINUSMA and to protect the peacekeepers," French ambassador Nicolas de Riviere said in New York.

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