France condemns attacks and violence in Burkina Faso

Press briefing given by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs’ Deputy Spokesperson (excerpt)

Paris, 4 April 2019

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Burkina Faso – Terrorist attacks and intercommunity violence in Arbinda

France condemns the attacks by terrorist groups and the intercommunity violence which have occurred in Arbinda, northern Burkina Faso, over the past few days and killed more than 60 people.

It expresses its condolences and sympathy to the victims and their families, and all the populations affected.

These crimes must be investigated so that the perpetrators are prosecuted and punished, as the President of Burkina Faso has pledged to do in a public statement. (...)./.

Published on 05/04/2019

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