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Merkel in Africa on trip aimed at stemming migrant flows

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday warned against Africa suffering from a "brain drain" as she arrived on a three-day tour of the continent focused on security and stemming the migrant influx to Europe. Merkel also underscored the need to "establish coherent cooperation" in development policy and military support in Mali, her first port of call. "The military cannot alone bring security and peace," she said, addressing a news conference with Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita.
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