What are the reasons behind the timing of French suspension of joint operations with Mali

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    #France said Thursday it would suspend joint #military operations with #Malian forces after the West #African country’s second coup in nine months, adding to international pressure for the military #junta to return civilians to positions of power. The decision comes after Mali’s military strongman Assimi #Goita, who led last year’s coup, ousted the country’s civilian transitional president and prime minister last week. FRANCE 24’s Wassim Nasr says.

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