Niger – Attack on Nigerien soldiers (March 30, 2016)


France condemns the attack near Diffa on March 30 that killed six members of the Nigerien armed forces. It has been attributed to Boko Haram.

We offer our condolences to the victim’s families and wish those injured a swift recovery.

On April 2, André Vallini, minister of state for development and Francophonie, will represent President Hollande at the inauguration of Mahamadou Issoufou, President of the Republic of Niger. He will express France’s complete solidarity in the fight against terrorism.