PARIS, 11th January, 2017 (WAM) — The Republic of France last night condemned the terrorist attacks targeting the residence of the Provincial Governor of Kandahar, injuring Juma Mohammed Abdullah Al Ka’abi, UAE Ambassador to Afghanistan, and killing a number of UAE nationals who had been on a mission to carry out humanitarian, educational and development projects in the Republic of Afghanistan.

A statement issued by the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned the attack near the Afghan Parliament in Kabul, killing 30 people and injuring others.

The ministry extended its deepest condolences to the families of the victims and wished a speedy recovery to those injured. It expressed its full support to the authorities of Afghanistan in its war against terrorism.