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Southern African leaders during a meeting in Maputo, Mozambique to discuss the insurgency in Cabo Delgado Southern African leaders during a meeting in Maputo, Mozambique, to discuss the insurgency in Cabo Delgado, April 8, 2021, April 8, 2021 (AP photo by Ferhat Momade).

Southern African Leaders Agree on a Military Mission for Mozambique

Friday, June 25, 2021

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The international militarization of the response to the jihadist insurgency in northern Mozambique is accelerating, as Southern African leaders agreed Wednesday to deploy a regional force to help contain the Islamist extremists. A European Union military mission to support Mozambican troops battling the Islamic State-linked militants could also be approved as early as next month. ...

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