The French head of state has decided to cancel his scheduled visit to Mali from Monday due to the Covit-19 crisis, the Elysee announced on Friday.
Emmanuel Macron He will not be traveling to Mali for the Christmas holidays. The French president canceled The journey he has to make in this country West Africa announced the Elysee on Friday, December 17, due to the Covit-19 crisis. On this occasion, he was to meet with the President of the Transition, Assimi Koita, to celebrate Christmas with the French troops.
“This decision was made for the consistency between the nationally announced measures and the President’s international agenda, and not to expose our military establishment at a time when the health situation in metropolitan France is deteriorating,” Elise explained.
Notice of Cancellation a The Health Care Council meets to consider new measures Facing the fifth wave of Kovit-19 and the highly contagious Omigron variant.
Paris announced Wednesday that the head of state will travel to Bamako on Monday for his first meeting with the colonel. Azimi GoitaAmid growing tensions between Paris and the military junta, which has been in power since 2020, the slow pace of returning power to civilians and the desire to seek Russian mercenaries are fueling Paris.
The president stressed on Friday that it was difficult to organize the meeting. Emmanuel Macron wanted the current leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) – Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Ado – and G5 Sahel – Sadien Mohamed Idris Debbie Idno to attend. Rejected form by Sadien officials who want a bilateral interview.
At the end of a short stage in Bamako, the French president was stopped during a complete renovation of the French anti-jihadi force in Bargana at the Cao site to celebrate traditional Christmas with troops on Monday evening and Tuesday morning.
However, Elysee announced that about 2,800 soldiers would be sent to Sahel to enjoy the festive meal prepared by Elysee’s leader.
Jean Costex cancels his trip to Jordan
On Friday, Matignon also announced the cancellation of Jordan’s voyage to Jordan, which was planned for the New Year “to avoid importing Omicron variants for our troops in open territory.”
The Prime Minister was scheduled to visit Jordan to “show support for the nation involved in the formation of the French army”.Chamal Operation With France’s allies in the region. He will be accompanied by Armed Forces Minister Florence Barley and government spokesman Gabriel Attal.