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FCO Minister responds to attack in Mogadishu

Baroness Anelay appalled by attack in Mogadishu.

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Following a terrorist attack in Mogadishu today, Foreign Office Minister Baroness Anelay said:

I am appalled by today’s attack in Mogadishu on members of the Somali Government and Parliament, which has also caused deaths and injuries to a number of security personnel and civilians. My thoughts are with the families and friends of all the victims.

The terrorists who carried out this senseless attack have no role in Somalia’s future and will never achieve their objectives. No terrorist attack can derail the process to bring greater peace and stability to Somalia. We continue to stand in solidarity with the Somali people.

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Published 20 February 2015