Monday, 5 June 2017

Royal Response to London Bridge + Borough Market Attack (2017)

Not everyone makes a public statement after an attack. Often they call and send their condolences privately.



"It is with great pain that the Grand Duchess and I have learned of the terrible attack that occurred at London Bridge and Borough Market yesterday.

"Our most heartfelt sympathy goes out to the victims and their families.

"The Luxembourg people join us in sending to Your Majesty a message of compassion and solidarity, in the face of this new attack in the heart of your capital." - Grand Duke Henri in Letter to Queen


"Again is Great Britain hit by a terrorist act. Our thoughts are with the victims in London and with the people who were injured. With them and with their families, we joined on this sad day." – WA and Máxima


"The British people will override the barbarism and unreason. We are today United in pain and always defending freedom."


Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

It is with great sadness I find Your country being struck by a terrible attack a third time this spring. The Queen and I wish to convey our sincere condolences on the tragic loss of lives in London, Saturday evening. We offer our deepest sympathies to the families of the victims and to the people of the United Kingdom.


Royal Palace, Stockholm
5 June 2017

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