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The 2 Slovak soldiers at EUTM Mali return. No new rotation

(B2) The two Slovak soldiers present in Mali as part of the training mission of the Malian army (EUTM Mali) will return at the end of the month. Bratislava had responded to the triggering of the solidarity clause by France after the November attacks by sending, for six months, a logistician and an intelligence specialist. " Expression of solidarity with French partners, and respect for European and democratic values ”, according to Defense Minister Martin Glváč. They will not be replaced by a new rotation, according to the Slovak agency SITA. No renewal request has been made, says the minister.


Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).