UGANDA CONDEMNS ATTACK ON GARISSA UNIVERSITY, KENYA

KAMPALA, April 6 — The Government of Uganda has condemned the terror attack on Garissa University in Kenya, saying the terrorism threat by extremist forces is one of the most urgent problems facing our region.

“This attack on Garissa University is an attack not only on Kenya but on our entire region,” President Yoweri Museveni said in a statement.

Museveni said the massacre of 147 students in the attack on Garissa University “is an attack not only on Kenya but on our entire region.”

“It therefore, calls for a common strategy and joint efforts by all the countries in our region to fight and defeat the terrorist forces that are determined to roll back the gains we have together been making.”

“We commend the contribution that Kenya, under AMISOM, continues to make to fight terrorism in Somalia as we all work together to rid our region of terrorism,” he said, adding Uganda will continue to work with Kenya and all other countries of the region to move forward the frontiers of peace and eliminate terrorism from the region’s midst.

SOURCE: NEWVISION

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