FILE - In this photo taken March 8, 2013 by the French Army Communications Audiovisual office (ECPAD) shows French soldiers patrolling in the Mettatai region in northern Mali. France's

 

              FILE - In this photo taken March 8, 2013  by the French Army Communications Audiovisual office (ECPAD) shows French soldiers patrolling in the Mettatai region in northern Mali. France
FILE - In this photo taken March 8, 2013 by the French Army Communications Audiovisual office (ECPAD) shows French soldiers patrolling in the Mettatai region in northern Mali. France's Presidential office on Saturday March 23 2013 said that DNA testing has shown that Al-Qaida-linked North African warlord Abou Zeid was killed in combat with French troops in Mali in February. Chad's President had claimed earlier that his troops had killed Zeid. (AP Photo/Arnaud Roine/ECPAD, file)