François Hollande


French President Francois Hollande leads a meeting focused on the... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Defense Minister,Foreign Minister,France,François Hollande,French Culture,Horizontal,Indoors,Jean-Marc Ayrault,Jean-Yves Le Drian,Laurent Fabius,Mali,Manuel Valls,Meeting,Military,Palace,Paris - France,Politics,Prime Minister,Secretary-GeneralPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrench President Francois Hollande (2ndR) leads a meeting focused on the Malian situation with his military chief of staff Benoit Pugat (R) and General Secretary of the Elysee presidential palace, Pierre-Rene Lemas (3rdR), French Defence minister Jean-Yves le Drian (L), French Foreign minister Laurent Fabius (2ndL), French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault (3rdL) and French Interior minister Manuel Valls (4thL), on January 14, 2013 at the Elysee Presidential palace in Paris. More than 60 Islamists were killed in their bases near the northern Malian city of Gao under intense bombardment by French air power, a security source and residents said today. 'France has attacked Islam. We will strike at the heart of France,' said Abou Dardar, a leader of Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa, an offshoot of Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), speaking to AFP by telephone. AFP PHOTO / POOL / KENZO TRIBOUILLARD (Photo credit should read KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)