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The Spanish Government sends its most sincere condolences to the victims' families and friends, and wishes the wounded a speedy recovery. Spain encourages the Malian authorities to carry out a thorough investigation of this attack in order to clarify the causes and identify the culprits so that they are brought to justice. Spain also supports the efforts made by the Malian Government for the security and protection of the villages located in the centre of the country with the aim of restoring peace and stability.
Distributed by APO Group on behalf of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation of Spain.