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UN Envoy Warns of Risk of Youth Radicalization in Sahel

The United Nations special envoy for the Sahel warned Wednesday that drug traffickers are increasingly working with terrorist groups in this expansive region across northern Africa. Hiroute Sellassie told the U.N. Security Council that traffickers pay terrorists to let them safely pass through areas they control, providing a source of funding for the violent extremists. "I called for the member states of the Security Council to expand the mandate of the sanctions committees...

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