The most politically stable country in the region along with Niger, Mauritania still relies on this formed alliance to increase security and development in the area.
Part of the new security equation in the Sahel was posed last Wednesday and Thursday in Nouakchott, in the Mauritanian capital, where the president of this country, Mohamed Ould Ghazouani, while receiving his counterpart from Niger, Mohamed Bazoum, intended to find the best formula. against the jihadists. While the political legitimacies in Mali, Burkina Faso and Chad are swaying to varying degrees, the Mauritanian and Nigerien presidents embody the two strongest pillars of the G5 Sahel, this alliance formed to increase security and development in the region. zone, which Nouakchott, in agreement with Niamey, intends to preserve.
“Mauritania feels that it is doing very well militarily, underlines the researcher at Ifri Alain Antil, and this country is not asking for French troops. In any eventhe adds, we are talking about a weak military footprint so that the country hosting foreign soldiers is not too politically exposed”hatred against the army…