Fight against terrorism: Mali first African country visited by Emmanuel Macron?
Mali could be the first African country visited by the president recently elected by France, Emmanuel Macron. The 39-year-old man who has just win on Marine Le Pen in the second ballot of the French presidential election, would grant his priority to the soldiers displayed by France in Mali within the framework of ” the operation Barkhane “. This one also covers Chad, Niger, Burkina Faso and Mauritania. Two envoys of Emmanuel Macron indicated the constancy of its interest in the cooperation with Africa, its concern of Africa, especially the Sahel and the safety in this zone. “As president of the G5 Sahel (Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Chad), I am delighted at it especially as he wishes as soon as possible to meet me. It will be with pleasure. Thus, a beautiful victory. This victory of today, it is a great moment of democracy” had exclaimed on RFI the president of Mali, Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta.