Niger – Terrorist attack (January 1, 2017)

France condemns the terrorist attack carried out by Boko Haram on the night of December 31, which killed at least three members of the Nigerien armed forces and injured several others.

We pay tribute to the courage and professionalism of the Nigerien army which was able to repel the attackers.

We extend our condolences to the victims’ families and the Nigerien people; we wish the injured a speedy recovery.

France reaffirms its full support for Niger in the fight against terrorism.