Kenya – Nairobi attack (15 January 2019)

France strongly condemns yesterday’s attack in Nairobi, for which the al-Qaeda-backed al-Shabab terrorist group claimed responsibility and which took the lives of some 15 people, according to preliminary estimates.

France expresses its sorrow and its solidarity with the victims, their families, and the Kenyan people at this painful time.

France reaffirms its strong determination to stand with its African partners in the fight against every form of terrorism throughout the entire continent.