established by the EUTMR (such as the EUIPO and EUTM
courts), differs in
France avoided a quagmire and a unilateral commitment by formulating an exit strategy that included a progressive withdrawal that would occur simultaneously with the transfer of responsibility for security and stabilization to a UN-sponsored peacekeeping force drawn from ECOWAS and supported by EUTM
. Furthermore, France used economic leverage through a donors' conference on Mali organized by the African Union on 29 January that produced contributions totaling $453 million.
BRUSSELS, April 15 (KUNA) -- EU defence ministers Tuesday decided to extend the EU military mission to Mali, called EUTM
Mali, by two years until May 18, 2016.
Arnaud Danjean (EPP, France), chair of the European Parliament's Subcommittee on Security and Defence, was in Mali between 3 and 5 April to assess the work on the ground of the EU Training Mission (EUTM
) in Mali.
It will be similar to EUTM
Somalia where an Irish general is leading the training of Somalian forces in Uganda.
General Francois Lecointre told a group of journalists on his return from Bamako that the around 450-strong European Union Training Mission in Mali (EUTM
) would be operational 12 or 18 February, with the first Malian soldiers in class "end March, early April".
Il a reaffirme que la mission, intitulee EUTM
, etait destinee a former et conseiller l'armee malienne mais qu'elle n'aurait aucun role de combat.
| BRUSSELS, March 18 (KUNA) -- The EU's Political and Security Committee Tuesday appointed Brigadier General Marc Rudkiewicz of France as the new Mission Commander for the EU training mission in Mali (EUTM
They are participating in the EU Training Mission (EUTM
) in Mali agreed by European leaders on 17 January.
| BRUSSELS, Feb 25 (KUNA) -- The EU's military training mission for Somalia (EUTM
Somalia) started its first "Train the Trainers" course at the Jazeera Training Camp in Mogadishu on Monday, according to an EU statement here Tuesday.