France condemns Mali terrorist attack

Mali/terrorist attack in Sevare – Statement by the Foreign Affairs and International Development Ministry Deputy Spokesman

Paris, 8 August 2015

France utterly condemns the terrorist attack perpetrated in Sevare, which caused several casualties. It extends its condolences to the Malian authorities and [respective] governments and families of the victims, who include staff from MINUSMA’s subcontracting companies.

France pays tribute to Mali’s armed and security forces for the operations which allowed several hostages to be released.

It renews its commitment alongside Mali and MINUSMA to the fight against terrorism./.

Published on 11/08/2015

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