African Union condemns London mosque attack, offers condolence to concerned families


African Union Chairman, H. E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat, has joined to condemn the Monday London Mosque attack where a 48 year old London driver drove a van into a crowd of Muslim worshippers.

This unfortunate attack which led to the death of one while injuring about ten others, has since received mixed reactions from around the world. The chairman registered dismay in his statement as published by APO on behalf of African Union Peace and Security Department.

H. E. Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat has expressed concern over this indiscriminate attack by this londoner, who since the execution of the attack has been arrested and under security watch. The AU Chairman offers his condolence to the families of the victims, wishing those who sustained injuries a speedy recovery.

While sympathising with the people of United Kingdom, the chairman assured the Government and people of the United Kingdom of African Union’s support and solidarity.

Mr. Moussa Faki Mahamat reiterated the commission’ s commitment to work with the Government of the UK in ensuring peace and stability. He however urged the government to intensify efforts in preventing future occurrence, calling for the prosecution of criminal perpetrators.

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