United States Denounces Reported Coup Attempt in The Gambia

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Press Statement

Jeff Rathke
Director, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Press Relations
Washington, DC
December 30, 2014

The United States is aware of reports of a coup attempt on December 30 in The Gambia. We strongly condemn any attempt to seize power through extra-constitutional means. We regret the loss of life and call on all parties to refrain from further violence.

Source: US Department of State

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