France's defense minister says an international military operation to help oust Islamic militants from northern Mali will get under way in a matter of weeks.
Jean-Yves Le Drian spoke to France 2 television on Tuesday, days after the U.N. Security Council passed a resolution clearing the way for the deployment of foreign troops to Mali.
He said France will not send any troops, but will provide logistical support.
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