Friday, 13 November 2015

Paris

Our thoughts and prayer are with the people in Paris.

Messages of condolence and support from Heads of States/Goverment:
(By no means a complete list, still updating)


France - President François Hollande
"Faced with dread, there is a Nation who knows to defend himself, known to mobilize its forces and, once again, will defeat terrorists."

France - Prime Minister Manuel Valls
"I understand that the French can be afraid, but we must be strong and deal with our values."

Afghanistan - President Ashraf Ghani
Albania - President Bujar Nishani

"Votre Excellence, Les actes terroristes de la nuit dernière à Paris m'ont énormément choqué. Mon cœur et l'esprit sont avec vous, avec les personnes et les autorités françaises dans ces moments difficile. Je tiens à exprimer, aussi au nom du peuple albanais, les plus sincères condoléances aux membres des familles des victimes, a vous,au gouvernement aussi q'au peuple français. Je prie pour le bon rétablissement de tous les blessés. Je condamne fermement ces actes barbares terroristes et extrémistes qui visent à effrayer et de terroriser pas seulement la France et le peuple français, mais l'ensemble du monde civilisé et démocratique."

"Shkëlqesia Juaj,
Aktet e mbrëmshme terroriste në Paris më tronditën pa masë dhe e gjithë mendja e zemra ime janë në këto moment me Ju, me popullin dhe autoritetet franceze. Në emrin tim dhe të popullit shqiptar, i përcjell ngushëllimet më të ndjera e të sinqerta familjarëve të viktimave, Juve, popullit dhe Qeverisë franceze. Të lënduarve u uroj shërim sa më të shpejtë! I dënoj me forcën më të madhe këto akte barbare terroriste dhe ektremiste që synojnë të trembin dhe terrorizojnë, jo vetëm Francën dhe francezët, por mbarë botën e qytetëruar dhe demokratike. Ju siguroj për mbështetjen dhe solidaritetin e plotë, timen dhe të popullit shqiptar me autoritetet dhe popullin francez, për kapërcimin sa më shpejt të kësaj situate tronditëse e kritike. Me ndjenjë të lartë solidariteti, ju lutem pranoni, Shkëlqesia Juaj, ngushëllimet e mia më të sinqerta."

"Your Excellency, The terrorist acts of last night in Paris to me have greatly shocked. My heart and spirit are with you, with the people and the French authorities in these difficult times. I would like to express, also on behalf of the Albanian people, the most sincere condolences to the members of the families of the victims, has you, the government also q ' the French people. I pray for the good of all the injured. I strongly condemn these barbaric acts terrorists and extremists who are designed to frighten and terrorize not only France and the French people, but the whole of the civilised world and democratic."

Albania - Prime Minister Edi Rama
"It is a real war! Full support of Albania to the France and its Government in these moments of horror and grief #ViveLaFrance"

Algeria - Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal

"Je tiens à vous exprimer la pleine solidarité du Gouvernement et du peuple algériens en cette tragique épreuve qui frappe la France et son peuple. Devant cette tragédie, je voudrais vous présenter mes plus sincères condoléances au Gouvernement français ainsi qu’aux proches des victimes auxquels nous exprimons notre totale et sincère sympathie. Nous condamnons, avec la plus grande fermeté, ces actes barbares que la morale réprouve en ce qu’ils constituent une atteinte grave aux valeurs de la civilisation humaine."

"I would like to express the full solidarity of the Government and people of Algeria in this tragic event that hits France and its people. Faced with this tragedy, I would like to present my deepest condolences to the French Government and the relatives of the victims to whom we express our full and sincere sympathy. We condemn with the utmost firmness, these barbaric acts morally reprehensible in that they constitute a serious attack on the values of human civilization."

Argentina - President Cristina Kirchner
"Our most definitive condemnation of such barbarism and disaster"
"Once again the horror and the global tragedy of terrorism. Our solidarity with the people and Government of France."

Armenia - President Serzh Sargsyan

"Unfortunately, by the irony of fate we witnessed last night terrorist attacks, unprecedented terrorist acts by their scale, committed at the heart of France - Paris. All of us are deeply shocked by it. I strongly condemn those terrific and ghastly actions which claimed multiple innocent lives.

In recent years, the growth of this kind of inhuman violence in different countries of the world gives rise to serious concerns. I am confident that each member of the civilized community will join the struggle against this evil facing of us. We must not allow violence, extremism and intolerance to prevail. We are obliged to make concerted efforts at revealing and eradicating all those factors which cause such horrible manifestations of extremism.

In this difficult time, Armenia stands beside the brotherly country of France and is ready to provide full support. I express my deepest sympathy to French President Francois Hollande, the friendly people of France and to the victims’ relatives, wishing patience, strength and vigor to them and a speedy recovery to the injured.Our prayers, hearts and souls are with the French people.”

Australia - Governor General Peter Cosgrove

"On behalf of all Australians, I wish to express to the French Government and people our deepest condolences and sympathies in the aftermath of the shocking attacks which have rocked France in the last few hours.We were appalled at the loss of so many innocent lives in the French capital. Our two nations have a long history of standing together in times of crisis and we do so again today as we condemn, in the strongest possible terms, those who seek to interrupt our peaceful way of life. We are greatly saddened by these senseless acts. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of those affected and the French nation."

Australia - Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull
 Azerbaijan - President  Ilham Aliyev


Bangladesh - Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina

"I am deeply shocked by the series of attacks in Paris that killed so many innocent people and left many others injured. I along with the people and the government of bangladesh strongly condemn these acts of terror and stand in solidarity with the people and the government of France. Terrorists are terrorists irrespective of their colour, creed or religion and much have no place in any civilized society. We are together in our fight against terrorism and violent extremism. I express our deepest condolences to you and through you to the people of France. Our thoughts and prayer are with the grieving families. May the departed souls rest in eternal peace."

Belgium Royal Palace (Dutch and French)

"Shocked by attacks in Paris, Belgium is solidarity with french people. Courage to the people directly affected by these heinous acts"

Belgium - Prime Minister Charles Michel (French and Dutch)
"New tragedy in Paris. Condolences to the families and victim support. The Belgium is alongside the France."

Brazil - President Dilma Rousseff
"Dismayed by the terrorist barbarism, express my abhorrence to violence and manifest my solidarity to the people and to the French Government."
Bulgaria - President Rosen Plevneliev

"Новината за най-кървавите терористични атаки в сърцето на Париж, отнели повече от сто човешки животи, дълбоко ме потресе и ужаси. Няма кауза, която да оправдае убийството и насилието над невинни хора. В този толкова тежък за Френската република момент бих искал да Ви уверя в съпричастността и солидарността на българския народ. Убеден съм, че демокрацията и ценностите, в които вярваме, са по-силни от тероризма и не могат да бъдат победени"

"The news of the bloodiest terrorist attacks in the heart of Paris that claimed over a hundred lives deeply shocked and horrified me. No cause can justify the killing and violence against innocent people. In this difficult moment for the French Republic I would like to assure you of the commitment and solidarity of the Bulgarian people. I am convinced that democracy and the values ​​in which we believe are stronger than terrorism and can not be defeated"


Canada - Governor General  David Johnston
Canada - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau

Colombia - President Juan Manuel Santos
"We condemn attacks in Paris. Our solidarity with the French people and President @fhollande. Incidentally I spoke with him today."

Costa Rica - President Luis Guillermo Solís
"Our solidarity, condolences and support to the people and the Government of France in these times of deep pain #Paris"
"The Presidency of the Republic of Costa Rica sends their heartfelt signs of solidarity and support to the French people"

Croatia - President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
Cuba - President Raúl Castro

"Presidente: He conocido, con pesar, sobre los atentados terroristas que acaban de ocurrir en la ciudad de París. Le extiendo las más sentidas condolencias al pueblo y al Gobierno de la República Francesa, en nombre del pueblo y Gobierno cubanos, que hago extensivas a los familiares de las víctimas. Con mi más alta consideración y estima."

"President: I have met with regret about the terrorist attacks that have just occurred in the city of Paris. I extend the deepest condolences to the people and Government of the French Republic, on behalf of the Cuban people and government, which I extend to the families of the victims. With my highest consideration and esteem."

Cyprus - President Nicos Anastasiades (Greek & French)

"Our thoughts are with the grieving French people. We are all together in defence of our common values. #ParisAttacks"

Czech Republic -  Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka
"The attack on France was an attack on the values of the Czech Republic. We must not be intimidated!"

Denmark -  Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen
"I am appalled by the attacks in France. My thoughts go to all French men tonight. #dkpol #ParisAttacks"

Denmark - Queen Margrethe II

"Jeg beder Dem modtage min dybeste medfølelse med det franske folk i anledning af de tragiske begivenheder i Paris natten til i dag. Prinsgemalen og jeg udtrykker vores inderlige sympati med alle berørte – med hele Frankrig. I denne vanskelige situation sender vi de allerbedste ønsker for Deres land."

"Recevez, Monsieur le Président, nos vives condoléances suite aux attentats tragiques qui ont frappés Paris hier. Le Prince Consort se joint à moi pour vous exprimer notre profonde sympathie pour ceux qui sont affectés et pour le peuple français. Nous vous adressons nos meilleurs vœux pour votre pays dans cette situation difficile."

"Mr. President, I ask you to accept my deepest condolences to the French people on the occasion of the tragic events in Paris the night to today. Prince Consort and I express our heartfelt sympathy with all concerned - the whole of France. In this difficult situation we are sending the best wishes for your country."

El Salvador - President Salvador Sánchez Cerén
"We condemn vigorously attacks. Our solidarity with the people and Government of France."

Finland - Prime Minister  Juha Sipilä
Gabon - President Ali Bongo Ondimba
"I express my solidarity to the french people hit once again by despicable terrorist attacks"

Georgia - Prime Minister  Irakli Garibashvili
Greece - Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras
Guatemala - President Alejandro Maldonado
"Government and Guatemalan people are in solidarity with France. Message from the President of Guatemala to President Hollande."

Guatemala - President Elect Jimmy Morales
"I am appalled by the tragic terrorist attacks in France. My solidarity with the people and Government of France."

Haiti - President Michel J. Martelly
"I express my deep concern over the conduct of the unfortunate events in Paris. My thoughts to the french people."

India - President Pranab Mukherjee


India - Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Ireland - Taoiseach  Enda Kenny
Italy - President of the Council of Ministers Matteo Renzi
"Together with our French brothers, against the heinous attack in Paris and Europe."

Jordan - Queen Rania
Kenya - President Uhuru Kenyatta

Latvia - Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma
Lithuania - President Dalia Grybauskaitė
Luxembourg - Prime Minister Xavier Bettel
"Shocked and upset by the attacks of #Paris. We are all with the #France and the french people"

Luxembourg - Grand Duke Henri

"Monsieur le Président, C’est avec une très grande émotion que la Grande-Duchesse et moi-même avons appris la nouvelle du terrible accident de circulation routière survenu aujourd’hui à Puisseguin en Gironde. Au nom du peuple luxembourgeois, nous Vous exprimons nos plus sincères condoléances. Nos pensées et nos sentiments de compassion les plus émus vont aux familles et aux proches touchés par ce drame."

"Mr. President, It is with great emotion that the Grand Duchess and I have learned of the terrible road traffic accident today in Puisseguin Gironde. On behalf of the people of Luxembourg, we express You our deepest sympathy. our thoughts and feelings of the most moved compassion are with the families and friends affected by this tragedy. "

Malaysia - Prime Minister Najib Razak

Malta - President Marie-Louise Coleiro
Mexico - President Enrique Peña Nieto
"We express our solidarity with the people of France, and our heartfelt condolences to the families of those who lost their lives."

Mongolia - President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj
"The acts in Paris were terrorism and crimes against humanity. We expresses condolences to the families victims of the attack. We are with France and it's people."

Morocco - King Mohammed VI
Nepal -  Prime Minister  Khadga Prasad Oli
"Prime Minister Khadga Prasad Oli condemned last night's terrorist attack on France. French President ?????" (Unable to translate the last part)

Netherlands - King Willem-Alexander

"Ik ben diep geschokt door de aanslagen gisteravond in Parijs. Nederland voelt zich nauw met Frankrijk verbonden. Met het Franse volk rouwen wij om de slachtoffers. Met het Franse volk blijven wij standvastig de vrijheid verdedigen tegen hen die haar met terreur proberen te ondermijnen. De waarden van vrijheid en solidariteit geven wij nooit prijs. Onze gedachten zijn bij allen die nu intens verdriet hebben om het verlies van hun dierbaren en bij alle slachtoffers van deze laffe aanslagen."

"I am deeply shocked by the attacks last night in Paris. The Netherlands feels closely connected with France. With The French people we mourn for the victims. With The French people, we remain steadfast freedom against those who defend her with terror trying to undermine it. The values of freedom and solidarity we never give price. Our thoughts are with all those who are now have intense sadness at the loss of their loved ones and to all the victims of these cowardly attacks."

New Zealand - Prime Minister John Key
Norway - Prime Minister Erna Solberg
Norway - King Harald

"Excellence, Jeg har med stor sorg mottatt nyhetene om det grufulle terrorangrepet i Paris fredag kveld, som resulterte i så mange drepte og skadede.  Nok engang minner en tragedie som har rammet Frankrikes hovedstad oss om viktigheten av å verne om våre sentrale demokratiske verdier. På vegne av meg selv og det norske folk, sender jeg Dem hr. President, min dypeste kondolanse, og jeg ber Dem om å viderebringe min kondolanse og dype medfølelse til de etterlatte og til det franske folk."

"Excellence, I have with great sadness received the news of the heinous terrorist attack in Paris on Friday night, which resulted in so many killed and wounded. Once again reminds a tragedy that has hit France's capital us about the importance of protecting our core democratic values. on behalf of myself and the Norwegian people, I send you hr. President, my condolences, and I ask you to pass on my condolences and deepest sympathy to the bereaved and to the French people. "

Panama - President Juan Carlos Varela
"We condemn the attacks in Paris and reiterate our solidarity and condolences to the Government, French people and relatives of the victims."

Paraguay - President Horacio Cartes
"We express sorrow and solidarity with the people of #Francia to the despicable terrorist act consummated today"

Peru - President Ollanta Humala Tasso
"The Government of Peru extends its solidarity to the French people and their pending @fhollande and strongly rejects the violence in Paris"

Philippines - President Benigno S. Aquino III

"Terror and brutality have plunged the City of Light, Paris, into the darkness of horror and grief. The Philippines and its people stand in solidarity with the people of Paris and all of France, in this time of deepest sorrow and the gravest outrage against the perpetrators of these crimes."

Poland - President Andrzej Duda
"Sadness, grief and anger. Sympathy to the French, especially Families who have lost loved ones. We are with you think grief and prayer."

Portugal - President Cavaco Silva

“Foi com grande consternação que tomei conhecimento dos hediondos ataques terroristas, hoje, em Paris, e da perda trágica de um elevado número de vidas. Nesta hora de profundo pesar, quero transmitir a Vossa Excelência, às famílias enlutadas e a todo o povo da República Francesa, em nome do povo Português e no meu próprio, os sentimentos do nosso sentido pesar e da mais sincera solidariedade. Peço-lhe que aceite, Senhor Presidente, a expressão da minha elevada consideração e estima pessoal. Aníbal Cavaco Silva”

"It was with great dismay that I learned of the heinous terrorist attacks today in Paris, and the tragic loss of a large number of lives. In this hour of deep sorrow, I wish to convey to you, to the bereaved families and to all the people of the French Republic, on behalf of the Portuguese people and myself, our feelings of grief and sense of sincere solidarity. I ask you to accept, Mister President, the assurances of my highest consideration and personal esteem. Aníbal Cavaco Silva "

Republic of Congo - President Denis Sassou Nguesso
"Horror without name and heinous crime. In this event, the Congolese people and myself express our compassion and solidarity to the people of France"

Romania - President Klaus Iohannis

"În tragedia de azi-noapte din Paris și-au pierdut viața doi cetățeni români. Din nou, sufletele noastre sunt în doliu și vă cer tuturor să rămânem uniți și solidari. Familiilor îndoliate le transmit toată compasiunea mea."

"In the last night in Paris and killed two citizens romanians. Again, our hearts are grieving and I ask you all to remain united and solidarity. Bereaved families have all of my sympathy."

Russia -  President Vladimir Putin
Russia -  Chairman of Government Dmitry Medvedev

"Теракты во Франции – чудовищное по своей циничности и жестокости преступление. Жертвами стали невинные люди. Именно это и есть цель убийц – принести боль и страх. И никакие «религиозные» или «политические» основания, к которым они апеллируют, никогда их не оправдают. Это терроризм. Терроризм, против которого мы все будем бороться и дальше. Мои самые искренние соболезнования тем, кто потерял своих близких. К сожалению, Россия тоже знает эту боль. Скорбим вместе с Францией."
"Les attentats en France sont un crime atroce qui frappe par son cynisme et sa barbarie. Des gens innocents ont péri. Les tueurs veulent créer la douleur et la peur, et aucunes justifications «religieuses» ou «politiques» qu’ils avancent, ne sont en mesure de leur donner raison. Il s’agit du terrorisme pur et dur. Et nous poursuivrons la lutte contre ce dernier dans l’avenir. Je présente mes condoléances sincères à tous ceux qui ont perdu leurs proches. La Russie connaît malheureusement elle-aussi cette douleur. Nous déplorons les morts avec la France."
"The terror attacks in France are a horrifyingly cynical and brutal crime. The victims are innocent people. This is precisely the goal of the murderers: to cause pain and fear. They cannot be justified by any “religious” or “political” reasons they are citing. This is terrorism, terrorism we’ll keep fighting. My most sincere condolences to those who have lost their loved ones. Unfortunately, Russia is familiar with this pain. We are mourning with France today."

Saudi Arabia - King Salman

"We learned about the pain and the sadness of the terrorist attacks in Paris… We express our condemnation for this repugnant terrorist act and offer our condolences to your excellency, the French people and the families of the victims."

Senegal- President Macky Sall
"#rfi I strongly condemn the barbarous act committed in Paris. My unqualified solidarity with the french people to whom I present my condolences"

Serbia - President Tomislav Nikolić

"Predsedniče Oland, teror koji je sinoć divljački udario po Francuskoj mi u Srbiji doživljavamo kao najveće zlo koje je i nama učinjeno. Ostali smo nemi posle užasnih vesti iz Pariza, ali znajte da odlučno, kao i uvek u istoriji, stojimo uz Francusku spremni da joj pomognemo u svemu što smatra potrebnim."

"President Hollande, the terror that was savagely hit last night in France we in Serbia perceive as the greatest evil that was done to us. We stayed silent after the terrible news from Paris, but know that it vigorously, as always in history, we stand by ready to France help her in all that it deems necessary."

Serbia - President of the Government Aleksandar Vučić
Singapore - Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong
Slovaka - President Andrej Kiska
Slovania - President Borut Pahor
"President Pahor in his own name and on behalf of the REPUBLIC of SLOVENIA gives expressions of deep sorrow and sympathy, the French President of Holland and the French nation."

Slovania - President of the Government Miro Cerar

 Somalia - Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke
South Africa - President Jacob Zuma

"South Africa stands firmly with the rest of the international community in its condemnation of attacks targeting innocent civilians and reiterates its stance that terrorism, in whatever form and from whichever quarter, cannot be condoned."

Spain - King Felipe

"En estos momentos de dolor, deseo trasladaros toda la cercanía, solidaridad y apoyo en nombre del gobierno y del pueblo español así como expresar la condena más firme frente a la barbarie terrorista y la cruel e inhumana sinrazón de quienes atentan contra los principios y valores fundamentales que sustentan nuestra convivencia y nuestras democracias.  Junto a la Reina, quiero también expresar mi más sentido pésame a las familias de los fallecidos y nuestro deseo de una pronta recuperación de los heridos. Los españoles estamos, hoy más que nunca, al lado de los franceses en la determinación, en el compromiso y en la unidad que permite superar los desafíos de la violencia terrorista."

"In this painful time, I want to move all the closeness, solidarity and support for the government and the Spanish people and to express the strongest condemnation of the terrorist barbarity and the cruel and inhuman injustice of those who violate the principles and values fundamental underpinning our coexistence and our democracies. With the Queen, I also want to express my deepest condolences to the families of the deceased and our desire for a speedy recovery of the wounded. The Spaniards are, more than ever, alongside the French in the determination, commitment and unity that overcomes the challenges of terrorist violence. "

Spain - President  Mariano Rajoy
"Shocked by the news that come from Paris. France has on its side the Spanish people in this difficult time. MR"

Sri Lanka - President Maithripala Sirisena
Sweden - King Carl XVI Gustaf

"La Reine et moi-même souhaitons exprimer nos sincères condoléances suite aux disparitions tragiques des victimes du terrible attentat qui a frappé Paris. Nous tenons à transmettre notre profonde sympathie à leurs familles ainsi qu’au peuple français."

"I was shocked to hear about the terrible events in Paris.
I feel great sorrow, and my thoughts go out to all those affected, the victims and their families. These killings are an attack against the whole of society and our way of life. Many of us share a sense of worry and concern. It is important that we stand united in the face of these incomprehensible acts of terrorism.”

Swizerland
- President Simonetta Sommaruga
"Switzerland's thoughts are with France following the attacks in Paris. Simonetta Sommaruga, President of the Confederation. @fhollande" 


Togo- President  Faure Gnassingbé

"Les graves attentats terroristes, d’une barbarie inégalée, qui ont été perpétrés  dans la nuit du vendredi 13 novembre 2015, en divers points de la capitale française, ont plongé le peuple togolais tout entier, dans un émoi profond et dans la plus grande stupeur. En ces heures tragiques et extrêmement douloureuses pour la France, je tiens à vous faire part de ma vive émotion, de ma compassion et de la solidarité de l’ensemble du peuple togolais qui est sous le choc et profondément meurtri par le lourd bilan de ces attentats inédits. "

"Serious terrorist attacks of unparalleled barbarism perpetrated on the night of Friday, November 13, 2015, at various points of the French capital, plunged the Togolese people as a whole in a deep turmoil and the greater stupor. In these tragic and extremely painful hours for France, I wish to express my emotion, my compassion and solidarity of the entire people of Togo who is in shock and deeply scarred by the heavy toll these unpublished attacks."

Trinidad and Tobago - Prime Minister Keith Rowley

"On behalf of the Government and people of The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, Prime Minister Dr the Honourable Keith Rowley wishes to convey heartfelt condolences to the President of France and the French people with respect to the unspeakable horrors of yesterday's attacks. As the Government and people of France struggle to come to terms with these attacks, the rest of the world is also gripped by shock, sadness and outrage. No nation should ever have to face such tragedy and it is hoped that nothing of this nature will ever befall any nation again."

Tunisia - President Beji Caid Essebsi
"The President has strongly condemned the terrorist attack that hit the French capital #Paris and expressed sympathy and condolences to the families of the victims #TnPR #BCE" 


Turkey - President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
"I condemn the terrorist attack that occurred in France and my sincere condolences to my @fhollande counterpart and the french people."

Turkey - Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu




Ukraine - President Petro Poroshenko
"The Ukrainian people side-by-side with the people of France in this horrible time. "

Ukraine - Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk

United Kingdom - Queen Elizabeth
United Kingdom - Prince Charles

United Kingdom - Prime Minister David Cameron
United Nations - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
United State of America - President Obama
Uruguay - President Tabare Vazquez

“El Gobierno de Uruguay condena en los términos más enérgicos los atentados terroristas y barbáricos perpetrados en el día de la fecha en diversos puntos de París, Francia, los cuales dejaron como saldo más de 100 muertos y un gran número de heridos. Mientras continúan las acciones de los servicios de seguridad franceses para contener esta situación e identificar a los responsables, Uruguay reitera, una vez más, que las respuestas a este flagelo internacional deben ser enérgicas, coordinadas y en el marco del Derecho Internacional."

"The Government of Uruguay condemns in the strongest terms the barbaric terrorist attacks perpetrated on the day of the date in various parts of Paris, France, which left more than 100 dead and many injured. While continuing the actions of French services to contain the situation and identify the responsible security, Uruguay reiterates once again that the answers to this international scourge must be vigorous, coordinated and within the framework of international law."

Vatican City - Pope Francis

"Informed of the horrific terrorist attacks that occurred in Paris and at the Stade de France, killing a great number of people and wounding many others, His Holiness Pope Francis joins in prayer with the suffering of families affected by the drama and the pain of the French people. He invokes God, Father of mercy, asking that He welcome the victims into the peace of His light and bring comfort and hope to the injured and their families. He assures them, and all of the personnel participating in aid efforts, of his spiritual closeness. Once again, the Holy Father vigorously condemns violence, which cannot solve anything, and he asks God to inspire thoughts of peace and solidarity in all and to impart on families in this trial and on all of the French people, the abundance of His Blessings."

Venezuela - President Nicolas Maduro

"El Presidente de la República Bolivariana de Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, en representación del más genuino sentimiento de condolencia del pueblo venezolano, expresa su más enérgica condena ante los atentados perpetrados hoy, 13 de noviembre de 2015, en la República Francesa, que han dejado más de ciento cincuenta personas fallecidas, muchas otras víctimas lesionadas y al mundo entero dolido y conmocionado ante tan vil masacre."

"The President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, representing the most genuine feeling of sympathy of the Venezuelan people, expresses its strongest condemnation of the attacks today, November 13, 2015, the French Republic, which have left more than a hundred people dead, many others injured victims and hurt and shocked to slaughter so vile world."

1 comment:

  1. Please accept our sincere apologies from the US for our president using this as a 'photo op'.

    We of the USA stand with our friends in France.

    Le peuple des Etats -Unis sont profondément attristés par la tragédie à Paris et se tiennent avec vous , nos amis , en cette heure sombre.

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