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Italy to send up to 24 to EU training mission in Mali

EU foreign ministers agree to send 250 personnel

17 January, 13:34
Italy to send up to 24 to EU training mission in Mali (see related stories) (ANSA) - Brussels, January 17 - Italy will send as many as 24 people to a European training mission for government military forces in conflict-torn Mali, Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi said Thursday.

An initial total of 250 European trainers could be increased to 500, if required, Terzi added after taking part in an emergency meeting of European foreign ministers in Brussels on Mali.

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