Visit of Dioncounda Traoré, President of Mali ad interim, to José Manuel Barroso: extracts from the joint press briefing
José Manuel Barroso, President of the EC, and Dioncounda Traoré, President of Mali ad interim, held a joint press briefing after their meeting on 14 May 2013 in Brussels.
They discussed the situation in the Mali/Sahel region, EU/Mali relations and they prepared the International Donor Conference "Together for a New Mali" to be held on 15 May 2013 in Brussels. The conference, convened by the European Commission, France and Mali, aimed to integrate and coordinate the international community’s support for the development of Mali in the period 2013-2014. PHOTO SHOTLIST