US Embassy BombingsThe US has issued a statement on the 24th anniversary of the 1998 bombings on American embassies in East Africa. The US said that by taking decisive action against Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri, it has once again made it clear that the country has a firm intention to act against terrorism. . Zawahiri is believed to be the mastermind of the 1998 attacks.
Let us tell you that on August 7, 1998, bombs were detonated in front of the American embassies of Nairobi, Kenya and Dar es Salaam in Tanzania in Africa. According to Federal Bureau of Investigation data, 224 people, including 12 Americans, were killed and more than 4,500 people were injured in the blasts.
‘We are ready to act on our determination’
The statement issued by the US State Department said, “The attacks to intimidate us further strengthened our resolve. Earlier this month, the US took decisive action against Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri (an architect of the 1998 attacks), making it clear once again that we are ready to act on our determination, which has not diminished over time. ,
Let us tell you that al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri was killed by a US drone attack on a residential house in Sherpur area of Kabul on August 1. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said, “America remembers the lives – American, Kenyan, Tanzanian and others – that were violently taken away 24 years ago. Victims of these attacks are never far from our mind, and today our feelings are with the loved ones they left behind.”
‘They will never be successful’
Blinken said, “I will reiterate to our African partners that the United States is committed to working with countries across the continent to help us address the common challenges we face, including terrorism and violent extremism. We continue to demonstrate that.” Will keep that those who want to stand in the way of a better future for our countries, they will never be successful.” US Secretary of State Antony Blinken arrived in South Africa on Sunday.He is on a three-nation tour as part of his Africa tour.Blinken will also visit Congo and Rwanda this week as part of his visit.
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