President Hollande: French troop to continue its mission in Mali

French President Francois Hollande said that France will always be by the side of Mali to help the continent tackle security issues.

Speaking at the 27th Africa-France Summit, President Hollande said that France, a victim of terrorism, will train 25,000 African soldiers per year for the coming three years. He announced France will provide 23 billion euros in the coming five years to support the development of Africa. A Franco-African investment Foundation is also to be set up by France and to be managed by a Franco-African team.

Source: VOV5