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Somalia

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  • Somalia – Murder of two members of parliament (21-22.04.14)

    France condemns the murder, on April 21 and 22 in Mogadishu, of Isaak Mohamed Rino and Abdiaziz Isak Mursal, both members of the Federal Parliament of Somalia. There can be no impunity for these acts; the perpetrators must be brought to justice.

  • Somalia – Attacks in Mogadishu (01.01.14)

    France supports the efforts of the Somali authorities to promote stability. It also commends the efforts of the Somali police force and army, as well as the African Union Mission in Somalia, to restore peace and security.

  • Somalia – Attack in Beledweyne (19.11.13)

    We pay tribute to the efforts of the Somali police force and army, as well as the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), to restore peace and security. France supports the Federal Government of Somalia, the African Union and the UN in this effort.

  • Somalia – Adoption of UNSCR 2124 (New York, 12.11.13)

    France welcomes yesterday’s unanimous adoption by the UN Security Council of resolution 2124 devoted to the situation in Somalia. By approving an increase in troop strength of 4,400 soldiers for the African Union operation in Somalia (AMISOM), it will enable this operation, with the support of the Somali forces, to step up action against the extremist groups that are continuing to obstruct peace.

  • Somalia – Attack in Mogadishu (09.09.13)

    France condemns the attack perpetrated on September 7, 2013, in Mogadishu, which killed 18 people, according to the latest reports. France reaffirms its support for the Somali authorities and people in their efforts to build a peaceful and democratic society that respects its diversity and human rights.

  • Attack against the UN in Mogadishu (20.06.13)

    France utterly condemns the attack perpetrated on June 19 in Mogadishu, which, according to the latest reports, killed at least 9 people and injured many others. This heinous attack targeted a building housing UN personnel and agencies providing humanitarian and development assistance to the Somali population.

  • Somalia – Visit to London by Pascal Canfin (07.05.13)

    This conference aims to strengthen the partnership between the Somali authorities and the international community in order to support the stabilization process under way. It will be co-chaired by British Prime Minister David Cameron and Somali President Hassan Sheik Mohamud.

  • Somalia – Murder of a journalist (21.04.13)

    France utterly condemns the murder, on April 21, 2013, in Mogadishu, Mohamed Ibrahim Rageh, a journalist working for Somali National Television. We extend our condolences to his family and friends.

  • Somalia - Murder of a journalist (21.01.13)

    France utterly condemns the murder of Abdihared Osman, a Somali journalist at Radio Shabelle, on 18 January 2013 in Mogadishu, and extends her sincere condolences to his family and friends.

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