Global coalition to defeat ISIS says it will renew its efforts to fight extremist groups in Africa

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Global coalition to defeat ISIS says it will renew its efforts to fight extremist groups in Africa
Global coalition to defeat ISIS says it will renew its efforts to fight extremist groups in Africa

Africa-Press – Botswana. The Global coalition to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) vowed to pursue their fight against jihadist groups in Africa and in the Middle East.

The meeting brought together over 60 partners and was held in Marrakesh on Wednesday, May 11, said Nasser Bourita, the Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs co-chairing the meeting with U.S. Under Secretary for Political Affairs Victoria Nuland. ” followed the U.S. top diplomat.

The coaliation was created in 2014 and gathers 84 states and international organizations.

Based on figures from the US bureau of Counterterrorism, it revealed in the Sahel region, the number of terrorist attacks had increased by 43% between 2018 and 2021

The United States said it wants to spend nearly $120 million in new aid to sub-Saharan Africa to “impede, arrest, prosecute and convict terrorists”.

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