Democratic Republic of Congo – Attack against MONUSCO (27 January 2018)


France condemns the attack against MONUSCO on January 27 in Baraka (South Kivu Province), which killed a Pakistani peacekeeper and injured one other.

We extend our condolences to the victim’s family, the Pakistani authorities and the UN. We wish the injured person a speedy recovery.

France calls on the Congolese authorities to shed full light on this attack in order to bring the perpetrators to justice.

France reaffirms its full support for the stabilizing activities of MONUSCO and its contingents.