Deals

Reuters exclusively reports deal allowing Russian mercenaries into Mali is close

Reuters exclusively reported that a deal is close that would allow Russian mercenaries into Mali, extending Russian influence over security affairs in West Africa and triggering opposition from former colonial power France. Paris has begun a diplomatic drive to prevent the military junta in Mali enacting the deal, which would permit Russian private military contractors, the Wagner Group, to operate in the former French colony.

Article Tags
Topics of Interest: Deals
Type: Reuters Best
Sectors: Equities
Regions: Europe / Middle East / Africa
Countries: MaliRussia
Win Types: Exclusivity
Story Types: Exclusive / Scoop
Media Types: Text
Customer Impact: Important Regional Story
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