Statement by the Spokesperson on the attack in Somalia

A terrorist attack that hit Mogadishu seaport in Somalia yesterday has left dozens of casualties and many more wounded.The EU expresses its condolences to the families of the victims, and wishes a speedy recovery to those injured.Al-Shabaab has targeted the civilian population who have already paid a heavy price in a country affected by decades of war.These actions come at a moment that Somalia shows hope: the electoral process Somalia has embarked upon is a step towards a future to benefit the Somali population as a whole. The EU, a long-term partner to Somalia, stands ready to accompany the country on this road. Distributed by APO on behalf of European External Action Service (EEAS).Media filesDownload logo