EU-Africa: Tintin in Mali

15 January 2013
Le Monde Paris

Tintin in Mali – Plantu

We are all with you.

I would go further. We are all with you.

Engaged in a war in Mali against the Islamist groups who control the north, France is in difficulty with its European partners.

Only the United Kingdom, Belgium, Denmark, Spain and Germany were willing to provide logistical and humanitarian support, but not men.

Faced with this lack of help, Paris has arranged a special meeting of foreign affairs ministers in Brussels on January 17.