Yemen – Attacks in Sana (September 24, 2015)


France condemns the attacks carried out against a mosque where the faithful were gathered for prayers for the Eid al-Adha holiday in Sana, which killed 25 people. We extend our condolences to the victims’ families.

France reaffirms its support for the legitimate authorities and the people of Yemen in the fight against terrorism. It calls on all parties to reject all forms of violence.

We reaffirm our support for the efforts of UN Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed, and call on the parties to help find a political solution. In particular, it is imperative that humanitarian assistance be swiftly transported to the country and delivered to the population.