Wagner group

Germany warns Mali over Russian mercenary deal

  • The Malian government is reported to be nearing a deal with Wagner to hire nearly 1,000 mercenaries, an agreement that would underscore Moscow’s growing influence in the region
  • French Defense Minister Florence Parly warned Mali against signing a contract with Wagner, saying it would be ‘incoherent with everything we have done’ in the Sahel region
By AFP ·