(BRUSSELS2) It was over a working dinner on Tuesday evening (14 May) that President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, received the Heads of State or Government who will take part tomorrow in the High Level Donors' Conference for the development of Mali to be held in Brussels. Objective : " exchange views with regional leaders on needs in Mali and the Sahel ».
The President of the European Council wanted to make several points. First of all " the firm and long-term commitment of the European Union to support Mali "Then" the essential role that the States of the region play and should continue to play " and " the regional and multidimensional scale of the efforts of eurwhich are part of a global strategy for the Sahel".
The first figures of donations