‘EU sends training mission to Mali’

Published on 19 February 2013 at 10:14

European foreign ministers have approved plans to dispatch a force of 500 troops with a view to training Malian soldiers for a period of 15 months.
The Commission has announced the organisation of a donors' conference to be held in mid-May in Brussels.
Europe’s 27 member states have also decided to extend sanctions against Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria for an additional three months and to provide the country’s opposition with greater support to help it protect civilians.

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