Russian Foreign Ministry responds to Paris’ criticism of Russia’s possible aid to Mali

04.01.2022, Moscow.

Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Department of Africa Vsevolod Tkachenko assessed France’s negative reaction to the possibility of the Malian authorities cooperating with a Russian private security company in an interview with RIA Novosti on January 4.

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Lavrov: Mali turns to Russian PMCs for assistance in the fight against terrorism

25.09.2021, New York.

The Malian authorities have turned to a private military company (PMC) from Russia with a request for assistance in combating terrorism. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said this at a press conference after his visit to New York at the 76th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations on September 25.

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