US News Attention, this video taken in Haiti does not show the arrest of "French terrorists in Mali"
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meeting in Brest on 13 January 2022, the European ministers of defense and foreign affairs have sought the answer to the arrival of mercenaries Wagner group in Mali. © provided by FranceInfo while the presence of 300 to 400 Russian mercenaries of the Wagner group in Mali was confirmed by several diplomats, the Europeans present in the region, particularly through the Tabuka force, expressed their concern.
A short video circulating since January 12th on Facebook and Twitter asserts to show the arrest of "French terrorists" in Mali, some accounts sometimes attributing to the Russian Wagner group. The video actually shows the presentation to the press of suspects after the assassination of the Haitian President Jovenel Moses in July 2021.
Flag of Mali added on the screen, the sequence of a dozen seconds watch nine handcuffed man and ducts in One room by men in military uniforms and cottages. Some legends associated with these videos affirm "French terrorists arrested in Mali congratulations. Wagner is not a member's comrade "referring to the current deployment of the Russian private security group in Mali.
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ContentHow to find the origin of this video by the writing of observers.
as explains, a search via the Verification Tool Invid Weverify ( ) and the use of the engine Yandex search allows you to find trace of the video in July 2021 on Russian-speaking YouTube accounts, under the title: "The President of Haiti Assassiné was not the target of criminals, they declared during the interrogation".
Complementary research starting from this new video and this information makes it possible to find a more complete reportdocumenting the arrest of these men. It shows exactly the same people as in the first video, including a man wearing a "Army" t-shirt.
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a year and a half after having been dismissed from power, "IBK" died of a long illness © Ludovic Marin / AP / SIPA Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta is deceased. Africa - a year and a half after being removed from the power, "IBK" died of a long illness former President Malian Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta died on Sunday in Bamako at the age of 76. "President IBK died this morning at 9 o'clock in his home" in the capital, where he lived withdrawn, away from public life, "said his family member.
These menon July 8, 2021 in Port-au-Prince, and the police had clarified to arrest , including 18 Colombians, suspected of being involved in the assassination of the Haitian President Jovenel Moses, occurred on July 7th.
This video exists on 9 July 2021 on social networks and shows the presentation to the press of suspects in the assassination of President Joovel Moses in Haiti, and therefore in no way an arrest of "French terrorists" in Mali.
Publications claiming to show the arrest of "French terrorists" who would work with Jihadist groups in Mali are frequent, and usually rely on images out of contextPhotographer King Massassy, whose Photo was diverted to disseminate false information.
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© AFP - Fred Tanneau The Secretary General of NATO, Jens Stoltenberg, in front of the Naval High School of Brest, during a Informal Meeting of the European Defense Ministers in Brest on 12 January 2022. The 27 European Foreign Ministers meet in Brest on Thursday, January 13 and Friday 14, where they will meet their defense counterparts.