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UN chief welcomes deployment of regional force to combat terrorism in the Sahel

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has welcomed the deployment by the so-called Group of Five (G5) – Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger – of a joint force to tackle the threat of terrorism and organized crime in the Sahel region.

UN Security Council welcomes deployment of regional force to restore stability in the Sahel

The United Nations Security Council today welcomed the deployment by the so-called Group of Five (G5) – Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger – of a joint force to tackle the threat of terrorism, as well as the serious challenges posed by transnational organized crime in Africa's restive Sahel region.

Mali: UN condemns terrorist attack at hotel on the outskirts of Bamako

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the terrorist attack carried out at a hotel on the outskirts of Bamako on 18 June and offered his full support to the Government of Mali to bring the perpetrators to justice.

Terrorist attacks 'major' hurdle to peace in Mali, UN mission chief tells Security Council

Despite progress towards peace in Mali, terrorist attacks remain a major obstacle, the head of the United Nations peacekeeping operation there told the Security Council today.

Security Council hears of Mali peace deal progress

This month marks two years since the signing of what it was hoped would be an historic peace accord in Mali.

On Friday the Security Council was updated on the latest developments in the country and the outstanding issues that remain.

Dianne Penn reports.

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Mali: Three UN peacekeepers killed in attack in Kidal

Condemning yesterday's attacks against the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in the city of Kidal, Secretary-General António Guterres reiterated the Organization's support to help implement the peace agreement in the West African country.