Niger – Attack on Nigerien armed forces (15 May 2019)

France condemns the attack in the Tillabéry region that took the lives of a large number of Nigerien soldiers on May 15.

It offers its condolences to the families of the dead soldiers and wishes those injured a speedy recovery.

France stands shoulder to shoulder with Niger in the fight against terrorism and applauds the unwavering commitment by Niger’s defense and security forces in this battle.