Situation in Senegal (13 February 2024)


France extends its condolences to the loved ones of those who died in the demonstrations in Senegal over the past few days. It calls for a proportionate use of force.

France reiterates its call to the authorities to hold the presidential election as swiftly as possible, in accordance with Senegal’s constitution, and guarantee public freedoms.

France encourages all stakeholders in Senegal to give priority to dialogue and safeguard Senegal’s long democratic tradition.