Dioncounda Traore


French troops based at the 101 airbase near Bamako and journalists... News Photo2012-2013 Northern Mali Conflict,Airfield,Army,Bamako,Conflict,Dioncounda Traore,French Culture,Horizontal,Journalist,Listening,Mali,President,SpeechPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrench troops based at the 101 airbase near Bamako and journalists listen to Malian president Dioncounda Traore as he makes a welcome speech to the French troops on January 16, 2013. France has deployed 700 troops in and around Paris, Interior Minister Manuel Valls revealed Tuesday in the latest indicator of mounting concern over potential reprisals for military intervention in Mali. Leaders of the militant Islamist groups under attack in the West African state have warned that France has 'opened the doors of hell' by unleashing its warplanes and have called on fellow extremists to hit back on French soil. . AFP PHOTO /ERIC FEFERBERG (Photo credit should read ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)