Alassane Ouattara


French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius is welcome by Ivory Coast's... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Abidjan,Accidents and Disasters,Africa,Alassane Ouattara,Chairperson,Conflict,Diplomacy,Discussion,Economic Community of West African States,Foreign Minister,Handshake,Ivory Coast,Laurent Fabius,Mali,Official Visit,Politics,President,Profile View,Summit,Vertical,WarPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrench Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius (R) is welcome by Ivory Coast's President and ECOWAS chairman Alassane Ouattara (L) on January 19, 2013 in Abidjan, prior to an emergency summit of west African bloc (ECOWAS) to discuss the foreign intervention in Mali. The summit takes place with ECOWAS countries promising to send more than 3,000 soldiers to join French forces backing the Malian army against Islamist rebels. AFP PHOTO/ SIA KAMBOU (Photo credit should read SIA KAMBOU/AFP/Getty Images)