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Senegal to resume landmines clearance in Casamance region [The Morning Call]

Senegal to resume landmines clearance in Casamance region [The Morning Call]

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The Senegalese government says it is now committed to clearing the Casamance region of all mines by 2021, a goal which has constantly been postponed since 1999.
But to achieve this goal requires more than political will.
According to several observers, de-mining has not taken place because it is impossible in some areas as the remnants of the MFDC, the pro-independence rebels of Casamance could hinder operations. Also, relaunching the program requires nearly 700 million dollars.

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