Mali – Attacks on MINUSMA and Barkhane (14 April 2018)

France condemns the April 14th attack in Timbuktu against MINUSMA and Operation Barkhane, during which a peacekeeper from Burkina Faso was killed and several others were wounded, including seven French soldiers and two Malian civilians.

We offer our condolences to the family of the deceased soldier and to the authorities of Burkina Faso.

France reiterates its determination to continue the fight against terrorism in the Sahel and its support for the action conducted by MINUSMA to stabilize Mali and protect civilian populations.