Somalia – Terrorist attack (January 21, 2016)

France condemns the barbaric attack in a Mogadishu restaurant on January 21 that killed many people.

We offer our condolences to the victims’ families and to the Somali authorities. The perpetrators must be brought to justice.

France applauds the effort of the Somali authorities to restore peace and security, with the support of the African Union. We and our partners stand shoulder to shoulder with the Somali government in the fight against terrorism.