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Nations pledge billions to rebuild Mali

BRUSSELS — A plan to turn Mali into a stable democracy rather than a terrorist haven drew massive support Wednesday, as various nations and international organizations pledged $4.22 billion to help reconstruct the conflict-ridden West African nation.

The objective of the donors’ conference in Brussels had been to raise $2.6 billion to support an ambitious $5.6 billion plan drafted by Malian officials aimed at helping what many observers now view as a failed state reemerge as a stable and secure democracy.

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