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Air Algérie flight

Published on August 11, 2014
Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic

Paris, July 25, 2014

The wreckage of the Air Algérie plane which disappeared on Thursday was located in the Gossi region of Mali last night, near the border with Burkina Faso.

The aircraft was clearly identified despite its disintegrated state.

A French military detachment has been dispatched on the ground to secure the site and gather the first pieces of information.

The President assures the victims’ families and close friends of his wholehearted solidarity./.

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