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Bin Laden message warns France to pull out of Afghanistan

24 Jan

A tape recording alleging to be al Qaeda head honcho Osama Bin Laden aired on the Al-Jazeera satellite network warning the French on the necessary of the pull out. The voice discussed two journalist that are being held captive by “brethern” of al-Qaeda will be assassinated if France does not pull its military forces out of Afghanistan.
French Foreign Ministry spokesman Bernard Valero said France will not deter its strategy in Afghanistan at this time. Similar demand was made in North Africa after al-Qaeda has abducted five french nationalists.