Major military operations in Mali 'coming to an end': PM

PARIS (AFP) - Mali's Prime Minister Diango Cissoko said Tuesday that major military operations against Islamist rebels in the country were coming to an end.

"The situation is much better than a few weeks ago. Large-scale military operations are coming to an end. What remains is to secure the liberated areas," he said after a meeting in Paris with French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius.

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