Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Al-Shabaab Attacks in Kenya

The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on Al-Shabaab Attacks in Kenya

The United States strongly condemns yesterday’s attacks in Wajir and Mandera counties in Kenya as well other recent attacks by the terrorist group al-Shabaab targeting innocent civilians.  We extend our deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of the at least 38 individuals killed yesterday.  The United States will continue to support Kenya and our regional partners in combating terrorism and violent extremism and protecting human rights.