Kenya – attack on Kenyan-American base at Manda Bay (5 January 2020)


France condemns the January 5th terrorist attack by al-Shabaab against the Manda Bay military base used by Kenyan and American forces in Kenya’s Lamu County. Three American citizens were killed in this attack and several others were wounded. France expresses its solidarity with the victims, their families, and those injured.

France reaffirms its determination to maintain its commitment to Kenya and its African and international partners in the fight against terrorism and for peace and stability in the Horn of Africa.