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Amadou Koufa, in a propaganda video broadcast on February 28 2019 (image illustration).

Amadou Koufa, in a propaganda video broadcast on February 28, 2019 (illustrative image). © Screenshot of a jihadist propaganda video

Although the Malian government assures that it has no contact with "terrorist groups" or any intention to establish any, missions were carried out by the intelligence services, with the blessing of the authorities, in the interior Niger Delta. With the lawyer Hassan Barry at the heart of this system.

Thus, on July 19, Colonel Mamadou Lamine Konaré, deputy chief of the military intelligence staff, went with the authorization of his superiors to the Diabali zone accompanied by Barry. They met there Amadou Koufa, the head of Katiba Macina.

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