Visit by Laurent Fabius to West Africa (26-28.07.12)
This visit will provide an opportunity to discuss, in addition to country-specific situations, the Malian crisis with the countries in the region that are most concerned and to seek their views on possible solutions to the crisis. During the first stage of the visit, in Niger, the minister will also address the issue of food security. The Senegal leg of the visit will be devoted to the themes of democratic renewal and youth.
Meeting between Mr. Laurent Fabius and Mr. Djibril Bassolé, Burkina Faso’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Cooperation (11.06.12)
During this meeting the two ministers will discuss as a priority the crisis in Mali, for which Burkina Faso has been appointed a mediator by ECOWAS, and its regional impact. The situation in Guinea Bissau will also be discussed. The minister will reaffirm France’s support for the efforts of ECOWAS, and, more generally, for the crisis management efforts by sub-regional organizations.
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