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Mali: Peacekeeping Operations

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL2808, tabled on 16 September 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the consequences of the reduction of the French military actions in Mali for (1) the UK, (2) the UK’s joint military operation with France, and (3) the UK's contribution to the United Nation’s action in the Sahel.

Answered on

29 September 2021

The UK is in contact with our French partners on their planned changes to operations in the Sahel. We have had assurances that France will retain the critical support functions such as force protection, medical and logistical support, which allow the UK to effectively contribute to operations in the Sahel.