Jean-Yves Le Drian


French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian arrives at Bamako's... News PhotoAirport,Arrival,Bamako,Defense Minister,Diplomacy,French Culture,Horizontal,Jean-Yves Le Drian,Mali,PoliticsPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrench Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian arrives at Bamako's airport, on April 25, 2013. Le Drian arrived in the Malian capital on the first leg of a tour of several countries to prepare for a post-war Mali. Mali called on France's help in January to halt an Islamist advance on Bamako and French and African troops have since pushed the Al-Qaeda-linked militants into desert and mountain hideouts, from where they are staging guerrilla attacks. AFP PHOTO MARTIN BUREAU (Photo credit should read MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)