Afghanistan - Death of an American journalist and his interpreter (June 5, 2016)

We learned of the death of American journalist David Gilkey and his Afghan interpreter, Zabihullah Tamanna, in Helmand province on June 5, during an attack on an Afghan army convey with which they were traveling.

France offers its condolences to the families of the victims of this attack. An expert on Afghanistan, which he had visited since 2001, David Gilkey was known for his talent and courage.

France stands with Afghanistan in the fight against terrorism.