PM Modi, world leaders on French terror attack: It's heinous, barbaric and vile
First Published 30, Oct 2020, 8:48 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined world leaders in condemning the recent terrorist attacks in France, including Thursday's heinous attack inside a church in Nice.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi: "I strongly condemn the recent terrorist attacks in France, including today's heinous attack in Nice inside a church. Our deepest and heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and the people of France. India stands with France in the fight against terrorism."
European Union: 'We, European leaders, are shocked and saddened by the terrorist attacks in France. We condemn in the strongest possible terms these attacks which represent attacks on our shared values. We stand united and firm in our solidarity with France, with the French people and the Government of France – in our common and continued fight against terrorism and violent extremism. We call on leaders around the world to work towards dialogue and understanding among communities and religions rather than division.'
Donald Trump, US President: 'Our hearts are with the people of France. America stands with our oldest Ally in this fight. These Radical Islamic terrorist attacks must stop immediately. No country, France or otherwise can long put up with it!"
Angela Merkel, German Chancellor: "I am deeply shocked by the cruel murders in a church in Nice. My thoughts are with the relatives of those murdered and the injured. Germany's solidarity is with the French nation in these difficult hours."
Boris Johnson, UK Prime Minister: "I am appalled to hear the news from Nice this morning of a barbaric attack at the Notre-Dame Basilica. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families, and the UK stands steadfastly with France against terror and intolerance."
Giuseppe Conte, Italian Prime Minister: "The vile attack would not shake the common front defending the values of freedom and peace. Our convictions are stronger than fanaticism, hatred and terror."