French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian speaks during a ceremony in Paris for a French soldier recently killed in Mali. Photo: AFP French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian speaks during a ceremony in Paris for a French soldier recently killed in Mali. Photo: AFP
French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian speaks during a ceremony in Paris for a French soldier recently killed in Mali. Photo: AFP

French in tough fight in northern Mali

French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian speaks during a ceremony in Paris for a French soldier recently killed in Mali. Photo: AFP French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian speaks during a ceremony in Paris for a French soldier recently killed in Mali. Photo: AFP
French Defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian speaks during a ceremony in Paris for a French soldier recently killed in Mali. Photo: AFP
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