The Government of Rwanda has joined Kenya to “strongly” condemn the terrorist attack that hit a hotel complex in Kenya’s capital Nairobi on Tuesday, which killed 14 people and injured many others.
“The Government of the Republic of Rwanda strongly condemns the terrorist attack on the Government and people of the Republic of Kenya at the DusitD2 Hotel, Westlands in Nairobi, which left many innocent people dead and others injured,” Dr. Richard Sezibera, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said in a statement.
Spoke to my Sister and colleague @Diplomacy_Kenya to express solidarity with the people of #Kenya in light of the terrorist attack. We condemn the perpetrators of this heinous act in the strongest possible terms.
— Richard Sezibera (@rsezibera) January 16, 2019
The statement added: “Rwanda extends its deepest condolences to the bereaved families, those injured in the attack, and stands united with them as well as the Government of the Republic of Kenya during this time of grief.”
Rwanda pledged its support towards Kenya, saying that it will continue to stand firmly with the country in its fight against terrorism.