Mali – Attack on MINUSMA (October 3, 2016)

France condemns the attack carried out on October 3 in Aguelhok against the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA), during which two UN troops were killed and five others were injured.

We offer our condolences to the victims’ families and wish those injured a speedy recovery.

France reaffirms its full support for MINUSMA in its mission to promote stabilization and support for the peace process in Mali, and applauds the commitment of the countries in the region, as well as that of all countries contributing troops.

France remains resolutely committed to fighting terrorism alongside the Malian authorities.