Canadian Foreign Minister condemns serial terror strike in Mumbai

November 27th, 2008 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI  

Ottawa, Nov.27 (ANI): The international community on Thursday condemned the serial terror strikes in India’’s financial capital Mumbai that left over 100 people dead and over 200 injured.
Canada’’s Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon said in a statement: Canada strongly condemns the savage terrorist attacks in Mumbai, which have left hundreds of innocent civilians injured or killed. These cowardly attacks are truly appalling.
On behalf of all Canadians, I extend my condolences to the families and friends of those who lost their lives, and I wish a speedy recovery to the injured. We are working with the Indian authorities to assist any Canadians who may have been directly affected by these events. We will continue to monitor events as they develop. Canada stands firmly united with the Government of India in condemning these despicable acts of violence.”
Canada and India share a commitment to freedom, democracy, human rights and the rule of law. Among our mutual priorities is close cooperation to promote international security and to fight terrorism, he added. (ANI)

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