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©CHRISTOPHE PETIT TESSON / POOL/EPA/MAXPPP - epa07569331 French President Emmanuel Macron posthumously awards with the medal of Commander in the Legion of Honor the French marine soldiers, Cedric de Pierrepont and Alain Bertoncello, killed during a hostages rescue operation from a terrorist group in Burkina Faso at the National Invalides Hotel in Paris, France, 14 May 2019. A French special forces operation was conducted to free four hostages, including two French, one American and one South-Korean kidnapped earlier in Northern Benin.