ALGIERS – Thursday, 05 October 2023 (APS) – Algeria has condemned “in the strongest terms” the terrorist attack on a detachment of the Nigerien Armed Forces in Tabatol, leaving dozens dead and injured, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and National Community Abroad said Thursday in a statement.

“In these painful circumstances, Algeria extends its heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims, while wishing a speedy recovery for the injured. It reiterates, in this regard, its full solidarity with the Republic of Niger and the Nigerien people and expresses its commitment to the preservation of peace and stability in this brotherly and neighboring country,” said the source.

In this respect, Algeria calls on the whole international community to “strengthen the regional and international cooperation and coordination to fight against this scourge which hinder the achievement of peace and development in the Sahel region and in the African continent,” added the source.