March 26, 2023

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C டிte d’Ivoire strengthens its military


President Alasane Ottara, who returned this Sunday after staying in Paris to attend a peace conference, announced the recruitment of 3,000 troops next year. The military rankings are expected to increase further over the next three years. The move is in response to the challenges posed by the growing terrorist threat posed by numerous attacks by armed groups in the north of the country.

With our correspondent in Abidjan, CD Yanzane

The recruitment of these 3,000 soldiers, planned in the Ministry of Defense’s 2022 budget, marks the first wave of 10,000 new units to join the Ivory Army by 2024.

The announcement was made by President Alassane Ouattara following a meeting of ECOWAS staff leaders in Abidjan last week. Discussions concluded on the need for information sharing between regional states and their coordination in the fight against terrorism.

Since last year, C டிte d’Ivoire has been under the watchful eye of Sahelian armed groups, which have been carrying out ongoing attacks in the north of the country, near the border with Burkina Faso. Called Cafolo In June 2020 fourteen Ivorian soldiers were killed.

But employee evidence explains that these recruitments will promote employee rejuvenation and offset retirement. The Ivory Army suffered from a shortage of large numbers of officers and non-commissioned officers and soldiers. These integrations can help rearrange teams.

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