A French journalist recently watched “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.” Paid close attention to the United Nations in Geneva scene. Queen Ramonda confronts the French ambassador for trying to steal vibranium from a Mali outreach center.
The journalist noted that the mercenaries wore camouflage uniforms similar to those of the French troops deployed in Mali.
French Defense Minister Sebastien Lecornu tweeted on February 12, 2023:
France, a former colonial power in Africa, spent ten years defending Mali from Islamist terrorists. After a military coup against the Mali government in 2020, the French pulled their troops out in 2021. The idea that modern-day French soldiers would try to steal the resources of another nation was outrageous.