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Minister Stewart statement on terrorist attack in Burkina Faso

The UK's Minister for Africa, Rory Stewart statement following the terrorist attack in Burkina Faso on 13 August.

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Minister Stewart said:

I am deeply saddened by the horrifying terrorist attack in Ouagadougou last night. My thoughts and prayers are with all those who were killed and injured and with their families and with the people of Burkina Faso.

We stand in solidarity with Burkina Faso at this time of tragedy and against the senseless cruelty of terrorism around the world.

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Published 14 August 2017