The US State Department designated ISIS-GS as a Foreign Terrorist Organization
nel 2018, and announced in
2019 un $ 5 million reward for information leading to the capture of al Sahraoui
He was responsible for “cowardly and particularly deadly” attacks targeting civilians and security forces in Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso, according to a statement from a French presidential spokesperson. in agosto 2020, al Sahraoui “personally ordered” the killing of six French humanitarian workers and their driver and guide, la dichiarazione ha aggiunto.
President Macron announced in June 2021 an end to the current French deployment in the Sahel region, Operation Barkhane, with a gradual handover to a multilateral mission. This would entail a “”profonda trasformazione” della presenza militare francese nel Sahel, President Macron said on June 10.
According to the French Ministry of Defense, as of September, France has 5,100 troops deployed across five countries in the Sahel region: Chad, Mali, Niger, Mauritania e Burkina Faso.
The incoming international effort will be spearheaded by the Takuba Task Force, a European military task force led by France which advises, assiste e accompagna le forze armate maliane nel Sahel, according to the French president. The French army will constitute the “spina dorsale” di quella forza, completato da forze speciali dei paesi europei e partner della regione.
Questa è una storia in evoluzione, e c'è dell'altro.