West African leaders meet in the capital of Burkina Faso on September 14. Photo: AFP

West African leaders pledge US$1 billion to fight Islamic militancy

  • Fifteen members of the West African bloc and the presidents of Mauritania and Chad gathered for an extraordinary summit in Burkina Faso to discuss issue
Topic |   Islamic militancy

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West African leaders meet in the capital of Burkina Faso on September 14. Photo: AFP
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