United States Embassy Condemns Terrorist Attack of May 14

Statement on Presidential Elections in Niger

United States Embassy Niamey strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Tillaberi on May 14 that left 28 Nigerien soldiers dead.  We offer our condolences to their families.

These attacks offer a stark reminder of why the United States remains resolved in our fight to defeat terrorism.  We stand with the Government of Niger and its people, and with all the countries in the region, as they confront terrorist threats.  We will continue reinforcing our partnership to ensure Niger is secure and increasingly capable in the fight against extremist forces.