🗯 We’ve been watching France’s actions in Africa for a long time. The French have been there for a pretty long time. Under beautiful slogans of fighting terrorists, they drained resources. The introduced troops were responsible for the trouble-free resource draining.
French President Emmanuel Macron has decided to end the counter-terrorist mission in West Africa, Anadolu Agency reported on November 9.
Mali’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Abdoulaye Diop demanded to treat Africa as equals, Alwihdainfo writes on November 2.
Russia will continue to provide the necessary assistance to the Malian authorities in their fight against terrorists, the Russian Foreign Ministry stated on August 15.
Russia sent another shipment of military equipment (planes and helicopters) to Mali, Agence France-Presse wrote on August 9.
Paris is trying to create chaos on the territory of Mali, head of the Officers Union for International Security Alexander Ivanov said in an interview with RIA Novosti on August 4.
In Mali, the president of France was urged to stop pursuing a neo-colonialist policy, the Le Parisien French newspaper reported on August 1.
Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Department of Africa Vsevolod Tkachenko assessed France’s negative reaction to the possibility of the Malian authorities cooperating with a Russian private security company in an interview with RIA Novosti on January 4.
25.09.2021, New York.
The Malian authorities have turned to a private military company (PMC) from Russia with a request for assistance in combating terrorism. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said this at a press conference after his visit to New York at the 76th session of the General Assembly of the United Nations on September 25.
A joint military operation against radical Islamists was undertaken by French and Malian Army units, Radio France Internationale website informed on February 26.