Mali's President Dioncounda Traore, center, listens to questions from journalists as Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall, left, looks on, at a news conference prior to Traore's departure,

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Mali's President Dioncounda Traore, center, listens to questions from journalists as Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall, left, looks on, at a news conference prior to Traore's departure, at the airport in Dakar, Senegal, Tuesday, March 12, 2013. Mali's president Tuesday concluded a two-day visit to neighboring Senegal, one of the West African nations to have contributed troops to the French-led fight against Islamic extremists in Mali's north. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) less 

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