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Sat Jan 31 21:12:55 CAT 2015

Chadian forces enter last rebel-held town in Mali

Sapa-dpa | 05 February, 2013 15:34
(L-R) Burkina Faso's Foreign Minister Djibril Bassole, Mali's counterpart Tieman Hubert Coulibaly and Chad's counterpart Moussa Faki Mahamat attend a meeting at the European Union Council in Brussels to discuss the crisis in Mali February 5, 2013.
Image by: FRANCOIS LENOIR / REUTERS

Soldiers from Chad on Tuesday entered the last rebel-held town in northern Mali, the Defence Ministry in Paris said.

"There are 1,800 Chadian forces who entered the town (Kidal) today to secure it," ministry officials said.

More French paratroopers had also arrived to boost forces at the airport the French secured last week.

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