The French army has deployed 250 troops in the Central African Republic capital of Bangui to secure sensitive sites in the city, according to a military spokesperson.
Latest update: 23/01/2013
- Angela Merkel - France - François Hollande - Germany - Mali - Nicolas Sarkozy
'Berlin-Paris: a couple with no passion'
FRENCH PAPERS, Tues. 22/01/13: As France and Germany celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Elysée Treaty - a friendship pact between the former foes - French papers look at their current 'relationship status' and say…it’s complicated. Meanwhile, Libération looks at how much the war in Mali is going to cost France.
Some articles from today’s French press review:
LE PARISIEN: 50 years of Franco-German relations
LE FIGARO: France braces itself for a long war in Mali
LIBERATION: Mali: a war within France’s budget