Afghanistan – Attack against a NATO patrol (5 August 2018)

France utterly condemns the suicide attack which killed three Czech soldiers belonging to NATO’s Resolute Support Mission aimed at training, advising and assisting the Afghan defense forces and security institutions, and also injured Afghan and American soldiers.

It extends its condolences to the bereaved and wishes the injured a speedy recovery.

France reaffirms its support for the NATO mission affected by this attack. It stands in solidarity with all members of the alliance combating terrorism in Afghanistan and reaffirms its support for the Afghan authorities in their fight against this scourge.