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Susan Rice

The Latest: Security Council strongly condemns Mali attack

The latest on the attack on a hotel in the Malian capital of Bamako. (All times local):


4:55 a.m.

The U.N. Security Council is condemning "the horrifying terrorist attack" at the Radisson hotel in Mali's capital in the strongest terms and expressing support to Malian authorities in their fight against terrorist groups.

The council issued a statement late Friday calling on the authorities to swiftly investigate the attack and bring the perpetrators to justice.

The U.N.'s most powerful body also "strongly condemned any action that may undermine the peace process in Mali."

The council reaffirmed the need to combat threats to...