France's President Hollande gives a speech where he declared "mission accomplished" during a ceremony to honour French troops at the Elysee Palace in Paris

 
France
France's President Francois Hollande gives a speech where he declared "mission accomplished" during a ceremony to honour French troops who return home after serving in Afghanistan, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, December 21, 2012. REUTERS/Thibault Camus/Pool