Mali – Attack on MINUSMA (November 5, 2016)

France strongly condemns the attack carried out on November 5 against a MINUSMA convoy in the Mopti region. Three were killed, including one UN peacekeeper, and seven injured.

France offers its condolences to the victims’ families and to the authorities of Togo and Mali.

It applauds MINUSMA’s exemplary commitment to strengthening peace.

We assure Mali of our solidarity in the fight against terrorism. France calls on all the parties to assume their responsibilities so that the peace process, and particularly its security and political components, may move forward concretely and on schedule.