Attack on Aden Abdulle Airport in Mogadishu

The United States strongly condemns the July 26 terrorist attack on Aden Abdulle Airport in Mogadishu. We extend our thoughts and prayers to the families and friends of the Somali people and United Nations and AMISOM personnel who were killed and injured in this barbarous attack.  The United States Mission to Somalia joins the expressions of outrage in Somalia and abroad against this terrorist act, which is yet another demonstration of al-Shabaab’s brutality in its efforts to destabilize Somalia and deny the people of Somalia the peaceful, prosperous future they deserve.

Al-Shabaab will not succeed.  Along with our Somali and international partners, the United States will continue our assistance to Somali security forces to help them defeat al-Shabaab, restore stability, and rebuild a peaceful and prosperous country.

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Raymond W. Stephens

Public Affairs Officer

United States Mission to Somalia

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