The US wants to reduce the number of its troops deployed across Africa over the next few years to focus more on Russia and China. File photo: AFP The US wants to reduce the number of its troops deployed across Africa over the next few years to focus more on Russia and China. File photo: AFP
The US wants to reduce the number of its troops deployed across Africa over the next few years to focus more on Russia and China. File photo: AFP

France’s Macron urges Trump not to leave Africa as US weighs troop reduction

  • French president commits more troops to fight extremists as he hosts African leaders
  • There have been mixed signals from Washington that it could pull some of its forces out

Topic |   Africa
The US wants to reduce the number of its troops deployed across Africa over the next few years to focus more on Russia and China. File photo: AFP The US wants to reduce the number of its troops deployed across Africa over the next few years to focus more on Russia and China. File photo: AFP
The US wants to reduce the number of its troops deployed across Africa over the next few years to focus more on Russia and China. File photo: AFP
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