French president condemns Niger hostage killings

8th January 2011, Comments 0 comments

French President Nicolas Sarkozy on Saturday condemned the killing of two kidnapped French hostages in Niger as "a barbarous and cowardly act."

"Far from weakening our determination, this odious act reinforces our commitment to fight terrorist barbarism without respite," he said in a statement released by the French president's office.

© 2011 AFP

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