Central African Republic – Attack against MINUSCA (13 January 2021)


France utterly condemns the attack against MINUSCA (United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic) near Bangui on January 13 which killed a Rwandan peacekeeper and injured one other.

France extends its condolences to the family of the soldier who died as well as to the Rwandan authorities. It wishes the injured peacekeeper a speedy recovery.

France pays tribute to MINUSCA’s commitment and reiterates its strong condemnation of the attempts to destabilize the Central African Republic.

The perpetrators of these attacks must be identified and held accountable for their crimes.