Yemen – Attack on an army camp in Marib province (September 5, 2016)


France condemns the attack on September 5 on a military base in Marib province that took the lives of at least 20 soldiers.

We offer our condolences to the victims’ families.

France stands with the Yemeni people and authorities at this sad time. It reiterates the urgent need to achieve a political solution, the only thing that can keep the security situation from further deteriorating and make it possible to effectively combat terrorism.

To this end, we reiterate our full support for the efforts of UN special envoy Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed.