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Macron to visit French troops in Mali

19 May 2017
Macron to visit French troops in Mali
France’s new president Emmanuel Macron is ending his first week in office by visiting French troops in Mali.

This will be the second foreign visit for Mr. Macron this week, and one designed to show he’s embracing the role of commander in chief.

Macron will visit some of the 4,000 French soldiers stationed in the Western African nation – France has had soldiers stationed in the country since 2013.