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The United States called for a reduction in the number of UN peacekeeping troops in Mali on Wednesday, prompting a swift backlash from France and Russia

The United States called for a reduction in the number of UN peacekeeping troops in Mali on Wednesday, prompting a swift backlash from France and Russia

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  1. This is the best tl;dr I could make, [original](https://www.france24.com/en/20200115-us-calls-for-cut-in-un-peacekeeping-forces-in-mali) reduced by 71%. (I’m a bot)
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    > The United States called for a reduction in the number of UN peacekeeping troops in Mali on Wednesday, prompting a swift backlash from France and Russia.

    > Washington, which is considering reducing its own military presence in Africa, has been regularly questioning the usefulness of the UN peacekeeping mission to Mali, known as Minusma, since 2018.

    > Speaking on behalf of the three African members of the Security Council, Niger's ambassador Abdou Abarry hailed the "Progress" made in Mali and made "An appeal to bilateral and multilateral partners to reinforce their support for the government of Mali in implementing the peace accord.”

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  2. It’s not like ISIS is active in Mali. /s

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