Somalia: Ban condemns attack on Ethiopian troops at Mission base

10 June 2016

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned yesterday's attack on Ethiopian troops at an base of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Halgan, Somalia.

“The Secretary-General calls on the people of Somalia and their Government to remain resolute in the fight against Al Shabaab and extremism,” said a statement attributable to Mr. Ban's spokesperson.

“He reiterates the United Nations' unwavering support for their determined efforts to build a peaceful and stable Somalia,” the statement also said.

Mr. Ban also expressed his condolences to the families of those killed and wished a speedy recovery for the injured soldiers.

 

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