Togo Declares State of Emergency Over Security Concerns

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Togo has announced a state of emergency in its northernmost Savanes region on the border with Burkina Faso due to security issues.

The move comes following increase in incessant terrorist attacks in Savanes and aims to accelerate military operations in the region more effectively, according to the Council of Ministers.

Eight soldiers were killed in a terrorist attack on Togo’s border with Burkina Faso in May.

It is known that al-Qaeda-linked terrorist groups operating in Burkina Faso, Niger and Mali have been trying to advance to the Gulf of Guinea for a while.

Terrorist groups seek to gain sea access by advancing to Ivory Coast, Benin and Togo, which border the Gulf of Guinea.

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