OFFICIAL STATEMENT 181
Spain condemns terrorist attack on Nigerien Armed Forces

​The Government of Spain is following with great concern the worsening security situation in the Sahel region in recent weeks, and particularly wishes to express its condemnation of the terrorist attack on Tuesday, 10 December, in which 71 members of the Nigerien Armed Forces posted at the Military Reconnaissance Post of Inates, in the region of Tillaberi, were killed, victims of an unprecedented terrorist attack. The Government of Spain wishes to express its deepest sympathies to the families of the victims and wishes those 12 injured servicemen that have been located a speedy recovery

12/12/2019

​The Government of Spain wishes to reaffirm its support for the government and people of the Sahel region who remain under the threat of terrorism, particularly those of the Republic of Niger at this difficult time.

Spain reiterates its commitment to work with the international community, with regional organisations and with the authorities of each of the countries of the G5 Sahel with a view to re-establishing security and the development of the region.

 

 

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