UN peacekeeping chief urges support for Mali peace process

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Photo: MINUSMA/Marco Dormino

Parties to the conflict in Mali must be encouraged to accelerate implementation of a 2015 peace agreement, the new UN peacekeeping chief Jean-Pierre Lacroix told the Security Council on Thursday.

The deal signed by the Government and armed groups sought to end three years of instability, including a failed military coup and the seizure of the north by radical Islamists.

Dianne Penn reports.

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