Democratic Republic of Congo – Attack on Indian MONUSCO peacekeepers

Statement of the Spokesperson of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development.

Paris, 8 November 2016

France condemns the attack carried out on November 8 in Kishero, near Goma, on Indian MONUSCO peacekeepers. This attack killed one young Congolese woman and injured many soldiers and civilians.

We offer our condolences to the victim’s family and call on the Congolese authorities to do everything in their power to swiftly identify and punish those responsible.

France reiterates its full support for MONUSCO and its contingents, and applauds its efforts to protect civilians and contribute to peace and stability in the DRC.

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