Mali attack stiffens resolve to fight terrorism – Obama

By 10:44 Sat, 21 Nov 2015 Comments

The US President, Barack Obama said on Saturday,

the terrorist attack on a hotel in Mali only stiffened

the international community’s resolve to fight the

global scourge of terrorism.

Obama expressed condolences to the families of

21 victims, including at least one American, who

died when terrorists stormed a hotel in Bamako.

He called Friday’s attack another awful reminder

that the scourge of terrorism threatened so many


“This barbarity only stiffens our resolve to meet

this challenge and with allies and partners, the

United States will be relentless against those who

target our citizen.

“We will continue to root out terrorist networks

and we will not allow these killers to have a safe

haven,” Obama said.

He called on nations around the world to unite in

their determination to protect against extremism.

According to Obama, it will involve pushing back

on hateful ideologies that fuel terrorism and

standing up for the universal values of tolerance

and respect for human dignity.



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