French defense minister slams Marvel’s Black Panther: Wakanda Forever for being in Africa.
“I strongly condemn this false and misleading statement about our Armed Forces. I think of and submit to Salute to the French soldiers who died defending Mali against Islamic terrorist groups at Mali’s request,” Sébastien Lecornu on his Twitter account Sunday
The Black Panther sequel by Directed by Ryan Coogler , portrays Wakanda as an independent African nation rebelling against colonial grasp and hungry for its natural resources. Lecornu was responding to a series of tweets from French journalist Jean Bexon in February in which he pointed out the similarities between the military uniforms worn by the villains Sex mercenaries and 1991 the French army in the Gulf War.
“In the latest American Marvel movie (Black Panther Forever Wakanda), evil French mercenaries operating in Mali dressed as soldiers from Operation Crescent, ’” Bexon said on his Twitter account , referring to the camouflaged Gulf War uniforms worn by French troops.
Black Panther The sequel storyline is sensitive to France because of its military forces in
to leave Mali, at the request of the Transitional Government of African countries, to be replaced by the Russian Wagner mercenary regiment. The arrival of mercenaries in Mali is seen as a Russian attempt to outflank Americans in Africa.
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