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Twitter / MaryFitzger: Spotted at EU training base ...

Twitter / MaryFitzger: Spotted at EU training base ... | EUTM Mali | Scoop.it
RT @BeattieDoug: “@MaryFitzger: Spotted at EU training base in Mali: Irish tricolour next to Royal Irish Regiment flag http://t.co/OcbWvRrJEo”; >very normal
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EU mission trains troops in Mali

EU mission trains troops in Mali | EUTM Mali | Scoop.it
In preparation for a drawdown of French troops from Mali, a European Union team started training Malian soldiers for battle against jihadists who overran much of this West African country before they were pushed back by a French military...
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Royal Irish land in war-torn Mali - Headlines - Belfast Newsletter

Royal Irish land in war-torn Mali - Headlines - Belfast Newsletter | EUTM Mali | Scoop.it
TROOPS from 1st Battalion The Royal Irish Regiment have arrived in Mali to help train local soldiers fighting Islamist extremists in the west African state.
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Mali soldiers get their own EU military academy

Mali soldiers get their own EU military academy | EUTM Mali | Scoop.it
MALI - EU - The European Union Training Mission has begun rebuilding Mali’s fractured army so it can defend against fresh attacks by Islamists when French forces begin withdrawing in coming weeks...
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EU trainers bring ragtag Malian troops up to speed

EU trainers bring ragtag Malian troops up to speed | EUTM Mali | Scoop.it

".... the transformation of a poorly-organised, badly-equipped army into a modern fighting force, capable of taking on the Islamist insurgency raging in Mali's vast desert... "

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EU training mission prepares Malian army

EU training mission prepares Malian army | EUTM Mali | Scoop.it
Around 100 military instructors from 7 European countries, including Britain and France, have begun training Malian troops ahead of France’s planned withdrawal of 3,000 of its 4,000-strong forces by the end of the year.
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Battalion Evaluation has started

Battalion Evaluation has started | EUTM Mali | Scoop.it

The 1st training week was devoted to the evaluation of knowledge, skills and level of physical training of the soldiers of the battalion WARABA (Lion in the bambara language).

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Symbolic launch of the training.

To begin their second day of attendance at the Koulikoro training camp, the Malian battalion participated in an outlet of weapons with their European instructors. This was the symbolic representation of the approximation between the trained and their trainers.

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EU begins Mali army training mission

EU begins Mali army training mission | EUTM Mali | Scoop.it
An EU mission to train Malian soldiers is due to begin as part of efforts to help the west African country counter an Islamist insurgency.
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AfricaNews - Mali crisis: EU troops begin training mission - Articles

AfricaNews - Mali crisis: EU troops begin training mission - Articles | EUTM Mali | Scoop.it
A French-led intervention that began in January has regained the main cities of northern Mali from Islamist groups. However, fighting continues in the north. Of the 550 troops from 22 EU nations sent to Mali, about 150 are ...
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EU begins Mali training mission - euronews

EU begins Mali training mission - euronews | EUTM Mali | Scoop.it
euronews EU begins Mali training mission euronews Mali's foreign minister Tieman Coulibaly said the EU training would be key in allowing France to withdraw its troops from the country. France can't stay in Mali forever, he said.
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EUTM Mali

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The EU training mission in Mali (EUTM Mali) is intended to help improve the military capacity of the Malian Armed Forces in order to allow, under civilian authority, the restoration of the country's territorial integrity.
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Tough EU mission to overhaul Mali army kicks off

Tough EU mission to overhaul Mali army kicks off | EUTM Mali | Scoop.it
As France prepares to withdraw its 4,000 troops, the first of four Malian battalions begins training with battle-hardened European instructors on April 2. -AFP
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British Soldiers in Mali for Military Training

British Soldiers in Mali for Military Training | EUTM Mali | Scoop.it

The statement released by the Presidency said 21 soldiers from the Royal Irish Regiment arrived in Bamako on Tuesday under the auspices of the European Training Mission for the Malian Army (EUTM). 

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Hollande's Mali War: European Union training mission begins in West Africa

The European Union's training mission in Mali has begun, with the first of four Malian battalions receiving guidance from European instructors as part of a c...
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EU training mission prepares Malian army

Around 100 military instructors from 7 European countries, including Britain and France, have begun training Malian troops ahead of France's planned withdraw...
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EU mission trains troops in Mali

EU mission trains troops in Mali | EUTM Mali | Scoop.it

On a recent day, small groups of Malians stood in the burning heat and orange sands in the town of Koulikoro, 60 kilometers (37 miles) west of the capital Bamako, learning to hold weapons. They began the training last week, and this week they learned how to shoot from standing, sitting and prone positions.

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EUTM Mali: training starts

EUTM Mali: training starts | EUTM Mali | Scoop.it

The objective is to implement a combined arms battalion, with a " heart of infantry, fighting because it is rustic and the basis of all the fighting ", and some specialists such as armour, Sappers (engineering), artillery (mortars). The training will focus on what soldiers call the "fray" (infantry, cavalry), with elements of support (engineering, demining) and support (logistics).

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EU Training Mission to Mali launched today - New Europe

EU Training Mission to Mali launched today - New Europe | EUTM Mali | Scoop.it
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EU Training Mission to Mali launched today
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The European Union Training Mission (EUTM)is today officially launched in order to help rebuild Mali's army.
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EU starts training Malian army - Europe Online Magazine

EU starts training Malian army - Europe Online Magazine | EUTM Mali | Scoop.it
EU starts training Malian army Europe Online Magazine The training of the first battalion "will last between 10 and 15 weeks," said EU training mission spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Philippe de Cussac.
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EU confirms Mali mission has 'kicked off' - Defence Management

EU confirms Mali mission has 'kicked off' - Defence Management | EUTM Mali | Scoop.it
EU confirms Mali mission has 'kicked off' Defence Management The EU's training mission in Mali has begun, it has been confirmed, with dozens of British troops taking part.
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Mali: Woefully Inadequate EU Training Mission Begins - Heritage.org (blog)

Mali: Woefully Inadequate EU Training Mission Begins - Heritage.org (blog) | EUTM Mali | Scoop.it
euronews Mali: Woefully Inadequate EU Training Mission Begins Heritage.org (blog) Every six hours, NATO spends the same amount training the Afghans that the EU will spend all year on training the Malian Army.
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