12 January 2021

EU extends security training mission in Mali until 2023 Related news


ANKARA The Council of the European Union said Monday it has decided to extend the EU Capacity Building Mission in Mali (EUCAP Sahel Mali) for training the country’s security forces until Jan. 31, 2023. On the decision for the extension, the European Council said it has allocated the mission a budget of more than €89 million (US$108 million) for the period from Jan. 15, 2021 to Jan. 31, 2023. The Council has also decided “to adjust the mission's mandate […] by supporting a gradual redeployment [...]