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French warplanes are continuing their attacks on in Mali. France's air force is now the last place that the rebels hold. A total of 30 jet fighters hit rebel in and near the northern town of Kidal. French soldiers over Kidal airport on Wednesday, but rebel Tuareg soldiers still control the town, which is close to the with Algeria. French President Francois Hollande said he was pleased with the France has made so far. However, he warned that the was not yet over. He told reporters: "There is still a part of the north that remains . There are terrorist groups in some areas of the country. There are still risks of terrorism."

Mr Hollande one day in Mali last week. He was warmly by large crowds in the desert town of Timbuktu. He also visited the capital Bamako, where he told people that the rebel fighters had big losses in France's three-week . The French president also promised he would help Mali rebuild after the is over. Mr Hollande said France would provide Mali with aid for buildings and roads. He also said Mali would get help to cultural and sites that the rebels . Hollande added that French troops would leave Mali after the government control of all its land. Once France leaves, a UN-backed African force will help the peace in Mali.

 


 
 

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