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[In short] The Mistral monitoring and training in the Gulf of Guinea

(B2) The French Navy helicopter carrier Mistral starts its maritime security mission Corymbe in the Gulf of Guinea.

It will provide both maritime surveillance of the area and interventions if necessary in the event of pirate attacks (read: [Brief] Attack on a fishing boat off Freetown). The objective is above all to ensure a partnership with the navies of the region.

In a week, on August 27, he will leave Dakar (Senegal) with around thirty naval officers from the region (Benin, DR Congo, Congo, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Mauritania, Nigeria, Senegal , Togo, Morocco) to start the SIREN on-board training dedicated to the State at sea, co-organized within the framework of Yaoundé Architecture.


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).

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