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Le président français a laissé entendre aux alliés que le retrait des troupes françaises ne se fera pas de manière trop soudaine. Des forces non combattantes resteront en Afghanistan pour former l’armée locale.
French President implicitly told allies that a french troops withdrawal from Afghanistan wouldn't be too prompt. Non-fighting forces will remain over there to train local army
Originally posted by Bluesma
"Rounding the corners" is the literal translation of a french term which means to sort of be conciliatory and be willing to give a little on your demands or plans, in order to come to compromise and peace. Like appeasing your enemies?
Unlike Sarcozy, this guy is very much in the french tradition of that, and we'll see a whole lot of it.edit on 21-5-2012 by Bluesma because: (no reason given)