Central African Republic – Attack against MINUSCA in Bangui (August 2, 2015)

France condemns the attack that killed a peacekeeper and injured several soldiers belonging to the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) on August 2.

We extend our condolences to the victim’s family. The perpetrators of this cowardly act must be brought to justice.

France pays tribute to MINUSCA’s commitment to peace, stabilization and the protection of civilians in the Central African Republic. It reaffirms its support for the transitional authorities of the Central African Republic in their efforts to bring the political process to completion as swiftly as possible - the only way to restore stability in the Central African Republic.