UN extends mission in Mali for another year

(AGI) New York, June 26 - The UN Security Council has extendedits MINUSMA mission to Mali by another year. The size of thecontingent will remain the same, with 11,200 soldiers and 1,440police officers deployed in the sub-Saharan state. Of these,8,280 troops and 980 policemen have already been deployed, 93percent in the north. The Security Council also approved anagreement for French special forces in Mali to support UNtroops. . .

(AGI) New York, June 26 - The UN Security Council has extendedits MINUSMA mission to Mali by another year. The size of thecontingent will remain the same, with 11,200 soldiers and 1,440police officers deployed in the sub-Saharan state. Of these,8,280 troops and 980 policemen have already been deployed, 93percent in the north. The Security Council also approved anagreement for French special forces in Mali to support UNtroops. . .