Mali - Attack against MINUSCA (24.09.17)


France condemns the attack carried out on September 24 against a MINUSMA convoy between Anefis and Gao, which killed three Bangladeshi peacekeepers.

We extend our condolences to the families of those who died and to the Bangladeshi authorities. We wish the injured soldiers a speedy recovery.

At the bilateral as well as European level, and within the framework of the United Nations, France is resolutely committed to the fight against terrorism in Mali and the Sahel, through Operation Barkhane and its support for the Malian security and defense forces as well the G5-Sahel joint force.