... after 3 soldiers die in action
The soldiers were carrying out “dangerous intelligence operations”, according to French President François Hollande.
Earlier an Islamist militia had claimed that two French soldiers had been killed when it shot down a helicopter carrying them near Benghazi. Earlier government spokesman Stéphane Le Foll confirmed that French special forces are active in Libya.
Previously the government has only admitted that its warplanes carry out reconnaissance flights over the country and refused to confirm reports by Le Monde newspaper that special forces were present.
Documents released by the U.S. Department of State Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), confirm what many of us already knew about the real reasons behind the Western intervention and the war in Libya. A war that brought absolute chaos to the country and created waves of desperate people fleeing to Europe, with many of them losing their lives in shipwrecks.
The documents confirm the French neo-colonialism exercised through the currency control of the West and Central African countries under the CFA franc, guaranteed by the French treasury, although, remarkably, France itself has adopted euro-currency since 1999: