Sweden Eyes Mali Peacekeeping Mission

Via The Local:

The Swedish government wants to send troops and police officers to participate in UN peace keeping efforts in Mali, arguing it’s “in Sweden’s interests” to support peace and security in the west African nation.

“Sweden has extensive experience in these operations, and a mission in Mali would be yet another example of such participation”, Foreign Minister Carl Bildt, Development Aid Minister Gunilla Carlsson, and Defense Minister Karin Enström wrote in an article published in the Expressen newspaper outlining the proposal.

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