Mali – United Nations – Helicopter accident (March 17, 2015)

France extends its condolences to the families of the victims of the helicopter accident on March 17 in Gao, which killed two Dutch soldiers working for the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).

We assure the Dutch authorities and all members of MINUSMA of our solidarity.

France pays tribute to the resolute action of the United Nations and the states that contribute to this action, as well as the efforts of Mr. Mongi Hamdi, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Mali.