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    Niger President Revives Military Cooperation with Mali to Combat Jihadist Groups in Liptako-Gourma region

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    Niamey, Niger – (African Boulevard News) – In light of the increasing jihadist activity in the Liptako-Gourma region in the Sahel, President Mohamed Bazoum is determined to revive the military cooperation between Niger and Mali. With the aim of ensuring regional security and quell the extremist insurgency, this move could prove to be a game-changer in the fight against terrorism.

    President Bazoum’s efforts to strengthen military cooperation with Bamako come after months of insurgency on the Malian border, which has resulted in several attacks on Nigerien soldiers and civilians. The Liptako-Gourma region is now the epicenter of jihadist activity, with extremist groups such as the Islamic State in the Greater Sahara (ISGS) and Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin (JNIM) increasing their presence in the area.

    As a result, the Nigerien President is looking to revive ties with Mali, which have been strained in recent years due to political instability in the latter country. President Bazoum has also proposed a joint military operation with Mali, which would see the two nations working in tandem to combat terrorism and extremist groups.

    Experts in regional affairs believe that the revival of military cooperation between Niger and Mali could be a significant step towards regional security. According to Africa Intelligence, the move could “significantly increase the chances of thwarting jihadist attacks in Niger and Mali.” It would also help strengthen relations between the two countries, which have been strained due to a lack of cooperation in the past.

    However, many believe that the success of this collaboration rests on the political stability in Mali. With a civilian-led government now in power, there is hope that the country can overcome its political turmoil and work towards regional security.

    In conclusion, the revival of military cooperation between Niger and Mali is a step in the right direction towards securing the Sahel region. With terrorism and extremism on the rise, it is imperative that nations work together to ensure the safety of their citizens. President Bazoum’s efforts towards this end are commendable, and it is hoped that this collaboration will bear fruit in the years to come.

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