Press release

President Michel condemns terrorism and stands with Kenyan people after bomb blasts

May 6, 2014

In the wake of the deadly bomb blasts in the cities of Mombasa and Nairobi, in Kenya, claiming many innocent lives; President James Michel on behalf of the people and Government of Seychelles extended friendship and offered prayers to the families of the victims and to the Kenyan people.

In a message addressed to His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya, President Michel affirmed that the targeting of innocent civilians as a line of attack for a cause is unacceptable and “the Government of Seychelles condemns in the strongest terms these atrocious attacks of violence.”

President Michel reaffirmed Seychelles’ commitment in continuing to call for international efforts to crackdown on terrorism in the hope of building a secure and prosperous Africa.