On February 18, 2020, the EUTM Mali Mission Force Commander, Brigadier – General João Boga Ribeiro, gave an interview to MINUSMA’s radio station, Mikado...0 Likes
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In order to continue providing military training and advice to the Malian Armed Forces and G5 Sahel the Council of the European Union approved the Concil Decision 2018/716 for the beginning of EUTM Mali`s fourth Mandate, which will last until 18 May 2020.
The main locations of EUTM Mali deployment are Bamako and Koulikoro. However, since the approval of 3rd mandate, EUTM Mali extended its activities until the river Niger loop, including the cities of Gao and Timbuktu.
The Mission Force Headquarters (MFHQ) and the Advisory Task Force (ATF) are deployed in Bamako. Overall, it represents around 150 military personnel.
Koulikoro Training Camp (KTC) is the base on which most of EUTM Mali’s contingent is concentrated, almost 400 people. It also hosts an important part of the training and advisory activities developed by EUTM Mali.
Since the approval of the 3rd mandate, training and advisoring activities have been developed throughout the Malian geography. For this puropse, EUTM Mali created the CMATT model, having implemented since 2016 12 CMATTs in 7 different locations (Segou, Gao, Sikasso, Kati, Kayes, Timbuktu and Sevare).