François Hollande


France's President Francois Hollande arrives to give a speech during... News PhotoAfghanistan,Army,Arrival,Ceremony,Elysee Palace,France,François Hollande,French Culture,Giving,Government,Honor,One Person,Paris - France,People,Politics,Smiling,Speech,Vertical,WalkingPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPFrance's President Francois Hollande arrives to give a speech during a ceremony to honor French troops home from Afghanistan at the Elysee Palace in Paris on December 21, 2012. Hollande has declared 'mission accomplished' for French combat troops who returned home recently from Afghanistan. France still has 1,500 troops in Afghanistan repatriating equipment or working in roles like providing medical care or helping run Kabul's airport. Hollande said the numbers will decline to 500 by mid-2013. AFP PHOTO/POOL/Thibault Camus (Photo credit should read THIBAULT CAMUS/AFP/Getty Images)