Vikosi vya nchi kavu kutoka Ufaransa viko Mali kusaidiana na Jeshi la Afrika na jeshi la anga la Ufaransa ili kupambana na wanaharakati wa makundi ya kislamu yeneyoshikilia maeneo ya kaskazini ya nchi hiyo.
French Elite Special Operations soldiers drive through Markala, about 275 kilometers from Bamako, Mali, January 15, 2013.
A French elite Special Operations soldier drive through Markala, about 275 kilometers from Bamako, Mali, January 15, 2013.
A motorcyclist waves his support as French troops in two armored personnel carriers drive through Mali's capital Bamako on the road to Mopti, January 15, 2013.
French soldiers walk past a hangar they are staying at the Malian army air base in Bamako, January 14, 2013.