The Secretary-General strongly condemns the terrorist attack against the Malian Armed Forces in Tessit, Ansongo region, on 7 August, which resulted in a high number of casualties and loss of life. He expresses his deepest condolences to the families of the victims and the people of Mali, who continue to pay a high price in their continued fight against terrorism. He wishes a swift recovery to those injured.
The Secretary-General reiterates the commitment of the United Nations, including through MINUSMA, to support efforts aimed at restoring peace and stability in Mali.
Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesman for the Secretary-General
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA).