Official Statement on Ouagadougou Attack – August 14, 2017

The United States condemns last night’s heinous attacks in Ouagadougou and shares our condolences with those who lost loved ones or suffered injuries.  We stand by the peaceful and resolute people of Burkina Faso and the other countries of the G-5 Sahel in our common resolve against terrorism.

We are inspired by the resilience of the Burkinabe people and the Government’s quick and sustained response.  Terrorism will neither deter the United States nor Burkina Faso from advancing peace and security in the region.

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