Source: France Diplomatie - Ministère de l'Europe et des Affaires étrangères |

Democratic Republic of the Congo – France strongly condemns the attack in the city of Beni in North Kivu province (December 28, 2021)

It offers its condolences to the victims’ loved ones and to the Congolese authorities

France condemns in the strongest possible terms the attack carried out on December 25 in the city of Beni, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s North Kivu province, which killed several people and left many casualties. It offers its condolences to the victims’ loved ones and to the Congolese…

Source: France Diplomatie - Ministère de l'Europe et des Affaires étrangères |

Burkina Faso – France condemns in the strongest possible terms the attack in the vicinity of You (27 Dec. 2021)

It extends its condolences to the families of the victims and to the people of Burkina Faso

France condemns in the strongest possible terms the attack carried out in Northern Burkina Faso, in the vicinity of You, on December 23, which left several dozen civilians dead. It extends its condolences to the families of the victims and to the people of Burkina Faso. Together with all the…

Source: France Diplomatie - Ministère de l'Europe et des Affaires étrangères |

Statement on the Deployment of the Wagner Group in Mali - December 23rd 2021

We deeply regret the choice of the Malian transitional authorities to use already scarce public funds to pay foreign mercenaries instead of supporting the Malian Armed Forces and public services to the benefit of the Malian people

We, the international partners committed to supporting Mali and its people in their efforts to achieve sustainable peace and stability and combat terrorism, firmly condemn the deployment of mercenary troops on Malian territory. This deployment can only further deteriorate the security situation in West Africa, lead to an aggravation of…

Source: France Diplomatie - Ministère de l'Europe et des Affaires étrangères |

Tunisia – Conversation between Jean-Yves Le Drian and his Tunisian counterpart (28 July 2021)

Stressed the need to maintain calm and the rule of law, and to enable Tunisia’s democratic institutions to swiftly function normally again

Jean-Yves Le Drian, Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, had a conversation today with his Tunisian counterpart, Mr Othman Jerandi, with whom he has been in close contact over recent days. He said the French authorities are following the situation in Tunisia with the closest attention. He emphasized the importance of…