Posted by: africanpressorganization | 26 June 2015

UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns attack on AMISOM base


 

UN Special Representative for Somalia condemns attack on AMISOM base

 

MOGADISHU, Somalia, June 26, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ The Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Somalia (SRSG), Nicholas Kay, strongly condemns today’s attack by Al Shabaab militants on an AMISOM base in Leego, manned by troops from the Burundian contingent.

 

“I send my heartfelt condolences to the families who have lost loved ones in today’s attack as well as to the people and the government of the Republic of Burundi,” said SRSG Kay. “These brave peacekeepers sacrificed their lives in the ongoing efforts to bring lasting peace and stability to Somalia.”

 

“Our support for the people of Somalia, and our solidarity with the African Union Mission in Somalia, and Somali security forces in their efforts to defeat al-Shabaab and build peace and stability will not waver.”

 

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UNITED NATIONS


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