The following press release was issued by the EEAS on .
A terrorist attack claimed the lives of dozens of Yemenis and injured many more in Aden today. The EU extends its sincere condolences to the families of the victims and wishes a prompt recovery to the wounded.
These attacks highlight the importance of restoring peace and the rule of law throughout the country through a negotiated political settlement, enabling decisive and resolute action against terrorist groups that pose a direct internal and external threat.
The EU reiterates its firm commitment and determination to assist the Yemeni people to counter the threat of extremist and terrorist groups.