The Russian Foreign Ministry condemned the hostage-taking in Burkina Faso and expressed condolences to the families of the victims. Reported Online Office.
«Moscow strongly condemns this criminal raid, responsibility for which has taken the extremist group” Al-Murabitun “affiliated with a known terrorist organization” Al-Qaeda, “the Islamic Maghreb.” We express our deepest condolences to the families and friends of those killed and wish a speedy recovery to the injured, “- said in a statement.
In addition, the ministry confirmed the absence of Russian citizens among the victims.
Previous was reported that at least 27 people were killed in a rebel attack on a restaurant and the capture of the hotel in the capital of Burkina Faso Ouagadougou.
Splendid Hotel and Cafe in the capital of Burkina Faso Ouagadougou attacked Islamist militants. They seized the building and took hostages were people in it. Terrorist group “Al-Qaeda”, banned in Russia and elsewhere in the world, took responsibility for the attack.
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