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World: The Mali summons the French ambassador after the criticism of Macron

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the tensions between France and the Mali still climb a notch. Bamako convened the French ambassador, Tuesday, after the words deemed "regrettable" of President Emmanuel Macron against the military junta in power and appeal to this "that the state returns" to Mali.

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"The Minister invited the French authorities to the deduction, avoiding value judgments," commented on the Malian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in a statement.

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The text castigates the "unfriendly and deobligent words" of Emmanuel Macron and expresses a "long protest against these regrettable remarks".

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Emmanuel Macron called Tuesday to this "that the state returns" in Mali, in a context of strong tensions with the Sahelian country, where France is reducing its military system.

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"The state must come back with its justice, its education, its police everywhere, especially in Mali," Where wholelands of territory remain delivered to themselves against jihadists, intercommunity tensions and trafficking, he said.

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before that, the French president had described last Thursday of "shame" the charges of "abandonment in theft" of Mali by France brought by the Prime Minister of Transition Choguel Kokalla Maïga to the Tribune of the 'UN.

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Malian diplomacy in its communiqué calls France to "focus on the essentials, including the fight against terrorism in the Sahel".

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in the Sahel, where it has been involved since 2013 against jihadist groups, France has undertaken in June to reorganize its military system with a reduction in its workforce by 2023 to 2,500 -3,000 men, against more than 5,000 today.

The French see their impossible influence in Mali, notably by Russia. The Malian junta in power is considering using the services of the Russian paramilitary of the Sulfur Private Society Wagner. But a presence of these "mercenaries" would be "incompatible" with the maintenance of the French military presence in Mali, keeps warning Paris.

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