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The EU supports the Sahel countries – Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger in areas issues of shared interest such as security, migration, terrorism, the humanitarian situation and long term development.
A stable Sahel region is a key priority for the European Union. High Representative Federica Mogherini was Thursday in Paris for the launch of the Alliance for the Sahel, a joint initiative of the EU, France and Germany to improve the coordination of development cooperation to the region.
The EU strongly condemns terror and pledges strengthened partnerships with African authorities following a shooting at a resort in Dougourakoro, Mali which counted one EU soldier and one EU diplomatic mission employee among the casualties.
50 millions d'euros seront débloqués pour soutenir l'action des pays du G5 Sahel pour améliorer les conditions de sécurité et la coopération transfrontalière, a annoncé la Haute Représentante, Federica Mogherini, aujourd'hui.
Doorstep (in French and English) by Federica MOGHERINI, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the EC