Senegal to send 2,100 troops to join Saudi-led alliance

By REUTERS
May 4, 2015 20:36

DAKAR - Senegal will send 2,100 troops to Saudi Arabia to take part in an international coalition combating Houthi fighters in neighboring Yemen, the West African nation's foreign minister said on Monday.

Mankeur Ndiaye added that the coalition was seeking to defend Muslim holy sites at Medina and Mecca.


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