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Hollande says expects African troop deployment to take week
ABU DHABI |
ABU DHABI Jan 15 (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Tuesday that the deployment of a joint African force to help French troops battle al Qaeda-affiliated militants in Mali could take "a good week."
Speaking from a French military base in Abu Dhabi, Hollande also said French forces in Mali had overnight "made further strikes which hit their targets."
"We will continue the deployment of forces on the ground and in the air," Hollande added.
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