France, Mali
Diplomatic dispute over Mali's ambassador to Paris turns into political row

Since Africa Intelligence revealed that Bamako had been waiting more than five months for its ambassador to be accredited in Paris, this diplomatic incident has intruded itself upon the French presidential campaign, leading to heated exchanges between government spokesman Gabriel Attal and the Republican candidate Valérie Pécresse. We can now reveal the identity and background of the rejected diplomat, as well as the behind-the-scenes story of a crisis that was never intended to spread beyond hushed embassy corridors. [...]
Published on 04.02.2022 at 05:00 GMT Reading time 2 minutes
Further reading

Sign up for real-time alerts and be notified of new editions!  

Once registered, you will be notified by a short message on your computer or mobile phone as soon as a new edition of our publication or an alert is published. Stay informed anytime, anywhere!