Yemen – Attack in Aden (February 17, 2016)


France condemns yesterday’s attack in Aden, which left 14 dead.

We offer our condolences to the victims’ families.

We reiterate our support for Yemen’s legitimate authorities and for the Yemeni people in their fight against terrorism, particularly against al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and Daesh.

France reaffirms its support for the efforts of UN special envoy to Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmad, and calls on all the parties to work constructively to achieve a lasting political solution.