Pulwama attack: U.S condemns terror attack in Pulwama

By Xappie Desk, February 15, 2019 12:42 IST

Pulwama attack: U.S condemns terror attack in Pulwama

“The US Mission in India strongly condemns today’s terrorist attack in Jammu & Kashmir. We send our heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims,” US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster tweeted. French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler said France most firmly condemns the heinous attack perpetrated in Jammu and Kashmir.
 
“France has always been and always will be by India’s side in the fight against terrorism in all its forms,” he said.
 
Germany strongly condemned the heinous terrorist attack, saying stands by its strategic partner India.
 
Australia, Turkey, Canada, and the Czech Republic also condemned the horrific terror attack.
 
Russia, while condemning the terror attack, stressed the need to combat such “inhuman acts” with decisive and collective response without any double standards.
 
“We denounce terrorism in all its forms and manifestations and reiterate the need to combat these inhuman acts with a decisive and collective response without any double standards,” a Russian Embassy statement said.
 
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives also expressed solidarity and vowed to combat the menace of terrorism jointly.
 
Maldivian President Ibrahim Solih said that “I strongly condemn the deadly terrorist attack in Kashmir today killing at least 40 people. We send our thoughts and prayers to those affected. The Maldives will continue to work with India and the international community to combat terrorism in our region and the world at large”.
 
Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, in a message through the country’s High Commission in New Delhi, said her country remains steadfast in its commitment against terrorism of all forms and manifestations and maintains a zero-tolerance policy against any kind of terrorist activities.
 
“Deeply saddened by the news of the horrific terrorist attack in Kashmir. Bhutan strongly condemns the terrorist attack of any nature. Our prayers are with the grieved family and we are following the situation closely,” Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering said.



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