Bastille Day parade returns with Sahel forces in top billing

European special forces involved in anti-jihadist operations in west Africa's Sahel region were given prime position in the traditional Bastille Day celebrations in Paris on 14 July.

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European special forces involved in anti-jihadist operations in west Africa's Sahel region were given prime position in the traditional Bastille Day celebrations on 14 July, in a sign of President Emmanuel Macron's military priorities, reports RFI.