Group of European countries and Canada condemn mercenary deployment with Russian support in Mali

December 23, 2021

Fifteen European countries and Canada on Thursday condemned the deployment of mercenaries from the Russian paramilitary company Wagner in Mali and denounced that they have the support of the Russian government.

“We strongly condemn the deployment of mercenaries on the territory of Mali,” underline the signatory countries, including Germany, France and the United Kingdom, while denouncing “the involvement of the government of the Russian Federation in providing material support for the deployment. “.

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