Mali at the UN makes case for Libya intervention

Malian Foreign Affairs Minister Abdoulaye Diop attends the opening of peace talks on September 1, 2014 in Algiers between the Malian government and armed rebelsMali’s foreign minister told the UN Security Council on Tuesday that an international force could help stabilize Libya and the entire Sahel region and check the threat from Islamist groups. Mali is among five countries that launched an appeal to the United Nations and the African Union for foreign intervention to fight Libyan armed groups and to help build stable institutions.

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