Statement of the Secretary-General regarding attack on AMISOM base at El Adde, Somalia

By United Nations - Office of the Spokesperson for the Secretar

The Secretary-General condemns the terrorist attack perpetrated by Al Shabaab this morning against an AMISOM base in the town of El Adde, Gedo region in Somalia. Details of casualties are still being verified.

The Secretary-General commends the efforts of AMISOM troops working for peace in Somalia. He affirms that this attack will not diminish the resolve of the United Nations to work hand in hand with the African Union and AMISOM to support the people and Government of Somalia. New York, 15 January 2016