West Africa: West African Leaders, France Vow New Fight on Terrorism – AuthenticAfrican

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[VOA] A surge of terrorist violence in Africa's Sahel region is forcing West African nations to reconsider their strategy and unify military forces. Leaders invited by French President Emmanuel Macron to a G5 summit in the southern French city of Pau on Monday agreed to pursue their engagements with France - and put aside their differences with the former colonial power -- to fight against jihadism.