Bamako said he was outraged by the derogatory remarks of the French president who had called for “the state to return with its justice, its education, its police everywhere” in Mali.
Tensions between France & Mali are increasing. After the comments made by the French ambassador, Bamako summoned him to his office. “Regrettable”President Emmanuel Macron’s stance against the military junta, and his demand for this “Let’s make the state go back!”Mali
“The Minister asked the French authorities for restraint and to avoid value judgments.”In a statement, the Malian Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that they were happy to help.
The text condemns the “Unfriendly or derogatory remarks”Emmanuel Macron, and expresses his gratitude “Strong protest against these regrettable comments”.
Emmanuel Macron called Tuesday for this “Let’s make the state go back!”Mali is in tension with Sahelian countries. France is attempting to reduce its military system.
“The State must bring back its justice, its education and its police everywhere in Mali, especially”He stated that vast swathes are left alone to deal with jihadists, intercommunity tensions, and trafficking.
Before that, the French president had qualified last Thursday as “shame” the accusations of “abandonment in full flight” of Mali by France brought by the transitional Prime Minister Choguel Kokalla Maïga to the UN platform.
Malian diplomacy in its press release calls for France to “To focus on the essential, in special the fight against terrorism within the Sahel.”.
France decided to reduce its military personnel in the Sahel region, where it has been intervening militarily against jihadist groups since 2013, and reorganize it by 2023 to between 2,500-3,000 men and more than 5,000 people today. ‘hui.
The French are concerned that Russia is attempting to limit their influence in Mali. The Malian government plans to employ the services of Russian paramilitaries, which are part of the sulphurous private firm Wagner. They are now present “Mercenaries”Would be « incompatible »Paris is constantly warned by the French military presence maintained in Mali.