Meeting on the fight against terrorism in West Africa

Terrorist attacks and their consequences continue to raise concerns in different African countries.

Between January and June 2018 more than one hundred deaths were recorded in various terrorist incidents across Africa.

The attacks come at a time when West African countries are increasingly moving towards the effective establishment of an autonomous African force that will essentially invest in the fight against jihadist groups. In order to accelerate its establishment, the France-West Africa Interparliamentary Friendship Group, consisting of 17 African countries, have discussed several strategies that could help in the…

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