Yevgeny Prigozhin, the leader of the Russian mercenary group Wagner, stated that they want to improve their relations with African countries. Prigozhin announced that they will increase the number of military troops in Africa.
According to Anadolu Agency, Prigozhin told Cameroon's Afrique Media TV channel that the number of Wagner's troops in Africa will not decrease, on the contrary, they are ready to increase the number of troops.
Stating that new troops have been sent to the Central African Republic within the scope of rotation, Prigojin stated that they want to establish more advanced relations with African countries.
It was claimed that the Wagner leader met with African officials in St. Petersburg, where the Russia-Africa Summit was held during the week.
Prigozhin went to Belarus after his rebellion against the Russian administration on June 24, and was last seen on July 17 giving a speech to Wagner troops in Belarus.
In his speech here, Prigozhin said that after their training and increased experience, Wagner mercenaries would go on a new path in Africa.
Source: Anadolu Agency