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Breaking of the France-Mali agreements: "This decision is a pretext without any real legal basis"

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Nicolas Normand, former French Ambassador to Mali.

Nicolas Normand

By: Christophe Boisbouvier Follow

France disputes the rupture of the defense agreements, announced by Mali on Monday evening.

This decision is unjustified, because there has been no violation of these agreements by the Barkhane force 

”, affirms the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Why is the military regime in Bamako hardening its showdown with Paris even more?

Does Moscow play a role behind the scenes?

Nicolas Normand was French Ambassador to Bamako.

In a month, he will publish an expanded and updated edition of his book "Le grand livre de l'Afrique" with Eyrolles. 

  • France

  • mali

  • Defense