Mozambique – Attacks in Cabo Delgado province (29 March 2021)


France is following with great concern the situation in Cabo Delgado province in Mozambique. It utterly condemns the terrorist attacks carried out over the past several days, which have resulted in the loss of several civilian lives.

It extends its condolences to the victims’ families and stands alongside Mozambique in the fight against terrorism.

It urges the countries in the region and the country’s partners to mobilize their efforts alongside Mozambique.

Q : Jihadists have seized the town of Palma in northeastern Mozambique. Thousands of people tried to flee the northeastern part of the country. According to the government of Mozambique, at least seven people were killed in an ambush on Friday. Do you have any information about the victims?

A : Please refer to the statement I made today.