Addis Ababa, 11 March 2012: The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Jean Ping, condemns the terrorist grenade attacks that took place yesterday in Nairobi.

The Chairperson of the Commission expresses AU's most sincere condolences to the Kenyan Government and to the bereaved families of the victims, and wishes those wounded strength and a speedy recovery.


The Chairperson of the Commission reaffirms the AU's continued support to the efforts of the Kenyan Government in combating terrorism.


The Chairperson of the Commission reiterates AU's appreciation to Kenya for its significant contribution to the AU Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and to the efforts being made to defeat the Al-Shabaab terrorist group and bring about lasting peace and stability in Somalia.

Posted by Marsden Momanyi

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