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French To Hand Over Mali Campaign To African Forces

Posted: February 1, 2013

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In the West African nation of Mali, French forces have led a military campaign to rid the country's vast northern desert of militants linked to al-Qaida. The French are preparing to leave, and hand over to an African peacekeeping force. To find out what happens next, Renee Montagne talks to Lindsey Hilsum, a correspondent for Britain's Independent Television News.

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