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Barkhane operation in Mali: France hands over Kidal base to UN's Minusma forces

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The French Sahel mission, known as Operation Barkhane, began on Tuesday the final phase of the transfer of the Kidal base in northern Mali to the United Nations forces (Minusma) and the Malian army. FRANCE 24's Senior Reporter Cyril Payen tells us more.

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