By Standard Reporter
“ France was the first (European country) to express support for Operation Linda Nchi and we continue to support what the Kenya Defence Forces are doing in Somalia under difficult conditions,” he said.
Speaking on Saturday evening in Mombasa where the mission hosted the Bastille Day celebrations, the envoy said the hosting of the celebrations at the Coast demonstrated their faith in Kenya, and encouraged French tourists to visit.
“We have not issued a general travel ban to Kenya,” said the envoy but added that “we have issued a limited ban to our citizens against travel to a limited areas in Lamu, Dadaab and Garissa, places which are really dangerous.”
Bastille Day is the French National Day celebrated on July 14 and holiday, commemorates the storming of the Bastille prison.
This took place on July 14, 1789 and marked the beginning of the French Revolution.