The Africa Union (AU) Commission has condemned the recent attack in Nairobi. They said it stands with Kenya and supports the efforts of Kenya in fighting terror in the region.
Deputy Chairperson, African Union (AU) Commission, Thomas Kwesi Quartey, said the AU is shocked and saddened at the attack on the peace-loving people of Kenya.
He added, terrorism has no place in what we do in Africa. And it is a shame that this happened. The Africa Union (AU) is supporting of all efforts of Kenya to stamp out terrorism and to make sure that this does not happen again, and also to support Kenya in looking for assist and to addressing the issues involving that and to take them to justice and let justice succeed.
Billene Seyoum, press secretary from the Office of Prime Minister of Ethiopia, “we condemn the attacks and sends a strong message that this kind of things should also be addressed in a peaceful manner as well. With regards to any threats related to what has happened in Nairobi as well, the government is also working very closely with Interpol to be able to identify their particular threats to Ethiopia as well,”.
In a tweet, Somali President Mohammed Farmajo said his country stood with Kenya in the war against terror. Other world leaders including the British Prime Minister Theresa May issued a statement in parliament condemning the attack, and expressing support for the people of Kenya.
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