Meeting between Mr. Laurent Fabius and Mr. Djibril Bassolé, Burkina Faso’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Cooperation (June 11, 2012)
Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs, will today receive at the Quai d’Orsay, Mr. Djibril Bassolé, Burkina Faso’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Regional Cooperation.
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.
This meeting will also provide an opportunity to review the internal situation in Burkina Faso, in preparation for the elections in December 2012 and the presidential elections in 2015.
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