Afghanistan – Attack on the Supreme Court (February 7, 2017)


France condemns in the strongest possible terms the attack on the Afghan Supreme Court on February 7, which took the lives of at least 20 people, particularly employees of the country’s highest judicial institution, and left many injured.

This act was an attack on the symbol of the rule of law in Afghanistan.

France offers its condolences to the victims’ families and the Afghan government, and wishes those injured a speedy recovery. France reaffirms its support for the Afghan authorities in their fight against terrorism.