French military intervention in Mali will have consequences for French citizens in the Muslim world, Islamist group Ansar Dine
There are consequences, not only for French hostages, but also for all French citizens wherever they find themselves in the Muslim world.
We are going to continue resisting and defend ourselves. We are ready to die fighting.
– Sanda Ould Boumama, Ansar Dine spokesman
French military forces launched a major offensive against Islamist rebels in the country yesterday.