G5 Sahel force leaders arrive for summit in Paris

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French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting a summit for the leaders of five African nations, in the ongoing effort to combat armed groups in the Sahel region.

Earlier this year, the governments of Mali, Niger, Chad, Burkina Faso and Mauritania agreed to form a joint regional military force known as the G5.

But there are fears it's struggling to cope, as groups like ISIL and al-Qaeda push to expand their operations.

Al Jazeera's Mohamed Vall reports.

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