Statement on Inatès attack

U.S. Embassy, Niamey
December 12, 2019

The U.S. Embassy in Niamey strongly condemns the horrific attack on December 10 in Inatès that claimed the lives of dozens of courageous Nigerien soldiers.  The U.S. Embassy fully supports Niger’s Defense and Security Forces as they confront regional threats including terrorism.  We stand in solidarity with the people of Niger and offer our sincerest condolences.