Obama: Mali hotel attack ‘stiffens our resolve’ against terrorism
President Barack Obama on Friday condemned the attack on a hotel in Mali that killed at least 20 people, and said the bloody siege is a reminder of the “scourge” of terrorism. “Like the heinous attacks in Paris, and attacks we see all too often elsewhere, this is another reminder of the scourge of terrorism,” Obama said, speaking in Kuala Lumpur.
“Barbarity only stiffens our resolve to meet this challenge,” Obama said.
“These were innocent people who had everything to live for and will be remembered for the joy and love they brought to world,” Obama said. An al Qaeda-affiliated terrorist group claimed credit for the attack, Reuters reported.
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