France condemns attack on UN force in Mali

Mali – Attacks on MINUSMA – Statement by the Office of the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Spokesperson

Paris, 15 August 2017

France utterly condemns the attacks perpetrated yesterday against the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali [MINUSMA], which claimed the lives of several people including a Togolese Blue Helmet and a Malian soldier.

We extend our condolences to the bereaved and to the Malian and Togolese authorities, and we wish the injured a speedy recovery.

France reaffirms its full support for MINUSMA’s action and its determination to combat terrorism and fight for the stability of Mali and the Sahel, together with its partners in the region./.

Published on 17/08/2017

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