France condemns the gunfire targeted against the base of the UN mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in the city of Bentiu. Such attacks are unacceptable. France reaffirms its full support for UNMISS in carrying out its mission, notably with respect to implementing its mandate to protect civilians, (...)
France welcomes the arrest by the Somali authorities on August 17 of Mohamed Garfanji. This arrest confirms that Somali pirates can no longer carry out their illegal activities with impunity. We call on the Somali authorities to bring Mr. Garfanji to (...)
World Humanitarian Day is an opportunity for France to pay a special tribute to all aid workers, who, as highlighted by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, are among the hardest hit by atrocities committed during crises.
France’s priority is to obtain a political agreement ending the fighting in Tripoli, Benghazi and throughout Libya. We support the UNSMIL-led mediation effort on the ground and call on all stakeholders to participate.
France condemns this attack and offers its condolences to the Burkinabe authorities and to the families of the soldiers killed in Ber on August 16. We applaud the United Nations mission to stabilize Mali, and the commitment of its participating (...)