TOPSHOT - French President Emmanuel Macron (R) stands next to French aid worker Sophie Petronin (C) who is welcomed by her family after suspected jihadist hostage-takers freed the 75-year-old from nearly four years of captivity in Mali upon her arrival at the Villacoublay military airport near Paris on October 9, 2020. Petronin was released along with a top Malian politician and two Italian hostages late on October 8, 2020. The last French citizen known to have been held hostage anywhere in the world since her abduction in 2016, a white-robed Petronin was embraced by her son as she touched down in Mali's capital, Bamako.
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French President Emmanuel Macron stands next to aid worker Sophie Petronin who is surrounded by her family. AFP

Released French aid worker greeted by Emmanuel Macron on return home




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