French Defence minister Jean-Yves le Drian (L) flanked by French army chief of staff Admiral Edouard Guillaud, arrives at the Elysee Presidential palace in Paris for a meeting with French President focused on the situation in Mali and Algeria on January 18, 2013. Two French workers "are back" safe from the hostage crisis in Algeria, Interior Minister Manuel Valls said today, adding that "very few" were working at the gas plant at the time of the attack.