Mali says France training ‘terrorists’ in West African nation
Mali’s Prime Minister Choguel Kokalla Maiga says he has evidence that France has been training “terrorist” groups operating in the West African country.
Maiga told Sputnik on Friday that French troops had created an enclave in Kidal, a town in the desert region of northern Mali, and handed it over to a terrorist group known as Ansar al-Din.
“Mali has no access to Kidal, this is an enclave controlled by France,” he said, adding that the Malian military was banned from entering the territory.
“They have armed groups trained by French office