The EU wants to see more African involvement in Mali. Paris has suggested a mission of African nations, under UN leadership.
France's Jean-Marc Ayrault and Germany's Frank-Walter Steinmeier have started their West African tour in Mali. Both have underlined their countries' commitment to the further stabilization of the region.
In Brussels, NATO ministers intend to finalize their biggest military buildup since the Cold War in response to Russia. The alliance is also inviting Montenegro to become its 29th member.
President Francois Hollande has paid a brief visit to CAR as France winds down a peacekeeping mission in the conflict-ravaged country. From there he travels to Nigeria for a summit that will focus on fighting Boko Haram.
DW's London correspondent Gerhard Elfers says there may be many reasons the British may want to leave the European Union. But he feels English-language purity would be dealt another serious blow, if that happened.
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