United States Condemns Attacks on Malian Troops and MINUSMA Peacekeepers

The United States condemns the recent terrorist attacks against the Malian Armed Forces and the Malian contingent of the G5 Sahel Joint Force in Mondoro and Boulkessi, as well as the attacks against the Peacekeepers from the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) in Aguelhok and Bandiagara.

The United States offers our deepest sympathies to the families of the victims of these attacks and wishes the injured troops and peacekeepers a speedy recovery.

The United States urges that the perpetrators of these attacks be swiftly brought to justice. We reiterate our full support for the Malian Armed Forces, the G5 Sahel Joint Force, the Malian people, and MINUSMA in their ongoing efforts to stabilize Mali and the region.