France backs possible U.N. force in Mali




 
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France backs possible U.N. force in Mali
 
January 31st, 2013  
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France backs possible U.N. force in Mali
PARIS (Reuters) - French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Thursday backed the idea of sending a United Nations peacekeeping force into Mali, saying France would play a role in any such plan. The U.N. Security Council is to begin discussing the possibility of deploying U.N. troops in the stricken West African nation, envoys said of an idea it had previously been uncomfortable with before France's recent military intervention. ...




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