Congo has registered shock after its embassy in Paris France was petrol bombed by unidentified attackers in the early hours of Tuesday 21st June 2016 morning.
Wednesday 22nd June 2016, the government of Congo condemned the Tuesday attacks calling for adequate security measures to be revised for its diplomats in France.
“The government condemns this terrorist act which follows a series of attacks in the past months on our diplomatic premises within the jurisdiction of the Republic of Congo in France,” the Congolese Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Reports indicate that a group of Men on Tuesday run into the front gate of the embassy located at Paul Valery road in the 16th district of Paris.
Police sources report say that the men entered the porters’ lodge of the embassy where they torched a mattress and later set the car they had left outside on fire before fleeing.
The French police have however opened investigation into the attack.
The Congolese embassy in Paris has been a target of attacks over many years, the latest was in October 2015 when a group of eight opposition supporters stormed the embassy causing damage to property.