- After Gabon last May, Rwanda. It was at the request of the legal government of this country that France sent some 300 paratroopers whose sole objective, specifies the Minister of Defense, is to protect French nationals on the spot.
- The Rwandan President has to face an invasion of rebels from Uganda. Our paratroopers control Kigali airport. And all French people currently in Rwanda should leave this country this evening by special flight.