Executions in Edo State. Official statement of France.
France condemns the executions of Monday in Nigeria, Edo State, which put an end to the de facto moratorium on the death penalty applied by the Federal Republic since 2006.
France reaffirms its determined and persistent opposition to the death penalty, in all places and in all circumstances. This is the meaning of the campaign for the universal abolition officially launched in Paris on October 9th, 2012 by Mr. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Official statement by the Spokesperson of the French Ministry of foreign affairs (June 26th, 2013).
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