President Emmanuel Macron visits Gao as war chief
The French president, Emmanuel Macron, will go to Mali on friday, a visit of a day in Gao, the Northern part of the country, where the president will have a meeting with the president Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta and will visit too the french serviceman. The new Head of State, will be accompanied with new Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jean-Yves Le Drian, and with the armed forces minister, Sylvie Goulard, Paris has the opportunity to reaffirm the agreements of Algiers. “The agreements of Algiers are the political frame of the resolution of the conflict and we have to support their application, which is too weak for the moment” said a president’s coucilor. Both Presidents will also approach the sub-regional dimension of the Malian conflict, while France made a commitment to support the implementation of the African strengths of G5 Sahel (Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Chad, Mauritania), the presidency of which Mali occupies today.