G5 Sahel

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US Delivers Tactical Equipment to Niger

2:00 PM6/10/2019
The Office of Security Cooperation Niger held a G5 Sahel Equipment Handover Ceremony at the Direction Centrale du Materiel in Niamey, Niger, June 6, 2019.
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AFRICOM hosts high level discussions on G5 Sahel region

10:09 AM10/17/2019
Whitney Baird, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for West Africa and Security Affairs in the Bureau of African Affairs, met with the U.S. Ambassadors to Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, and Niger to discuss field perspectives and an overall approach for the Sahel region of Africa, in Stuttgart, Germany, Oct. 8, 2019.
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U.S., Mali sign agreement for fuel donation

12:00 AM4/10/2020
Close cooperation and support from the U.S. for the Republic of Mali and the G5 Sahel Force supports fight against terrorism in the Sahel.
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U.S. donates $8M in military equipment to Niger

12:53 PM8/14/2020
The equipment will aid the West African nation and its G5 Sahel Joint Force partners in the fight against terrorism in the region.
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Military equipment enables the G5 Joint Force Sahel fight against terrorism

1:43 PM8/14/2020
The Joint Force’s missions include combating counterterrorism, transnational organized crime, and trafficking in the Sahel, a region that has seen an increase in violence since 2017.
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U.S. donates $8M in military equipment to Niger

3:30 PM8/14/2020
The equipment will aid the West African nation and its G5 Sahel Joint Force partners in the fight against terrorism in the region.
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Press Release

U.S. Africa Command leaders visit Mauritania to highlight cooperation and importance of G5 Sahel

3:29 PM7/16/2021
A U.S. Africa Command senior leader delegation met with Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Ghazouani to discuss the potential for greater partnership and engagement during a visit to the nation’s capital, Nouakchott, July 13-15.
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U.S. Africa Command leaders visit Mauritania to highlight cooperation and importance of G5 Sahel

3:35 PM7/16/2021
Amb. Andrew Young and Lt. Gen. Kirk Smith from U.S. Africa Command visited Mauritania to discuss the potential for greater partnership and engagement during a visit to the nation’s capital, Nouakchott, July 13-15, where they met with President Ghazouani. The delegation also met with the Mauritanian Minister of Defense, Chief of Defense, military service chiefs, and students at both the G5 Sahel Defense College and Mauritanian Air Force air traffic control training center.
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U.S. donates second C-130 to Niger to support enduring Sahel operations

12:00 AM12/7/2021
Niger received the first of the three scheduled C-130 aircraft deliveries by the U.S. in January 2021, and has employed the mobility platform for various humanitarian assistance operations and United Nations troop and vehicle movements.
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