|Qatari armed forces have showcased latest acquisitions of combat vehicles including the 4x4 armoured vehicles Ejder Yalcın and NMS designed and manufactured by the Turkish Company Nurol Makina|
Qatar has increased efforts to show it is a force for good in international security since its Gulf Arab neighbors imposed a diplomatic and economic boycott on it in June 2017, accusing it of supporting terrorism.
Qatari military planes delivered the vehicles, its foreign ministry said, adding the shipment would help "combat terrorism and establish security not only in the Republic of Mali but also in the African Sahel countries known as the G5."
The G5 of Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mauritania last year created a military taskforce to root out jihadist violence.
Saudi Arabia and the UAE have agreed to provide about $150 million to the G5 Sahel force. (sumber)
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