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Macron announces reduction of French military presence in Africa

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French President Emmanuel Macron, speaking in Paris before a visit to several African countries, has said the numbers of French troops stationed in Africa are to be reduced, while cooperation with its allies on military training and supplies of equipment will be increased.

France to beef up military posts in Africa

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Defence minister says France is to engage in a regional counterterrorism approach in former French colonies with specialized new outposts.