African relations infographic
Graphic shows former French colonies in Africa and troop deployments and military bases in the region.
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African relations

By Phil Bainbridge

February 29, 2008 - President Nicolas Sarkozy has announced France is to renegotiate its defence agreements with former colonies in Africa. France has maintained bases in several countries since their independence and has accords ranging from military intervention to training and arm sales.

PUBLISHED: 29/02/2008; STORY: Graphic News
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