US condemns attack on Indian embassy

July 7th, 2008 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The United States has strongly condemned the suicide bomb attack on the Indian embassy in Kabul Monday. In a statement issued by the US embassy here, American ambassador David C. Mulford said: “The United States government is shocked and deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life caused by this deliberate act of terrorism.”

“The United States and India stand side-by-side in the effort to build democracy in Afghanistan. Craven acts of terror like those committed today can only strengthen the resolve of both our nations to defeat terror around the world,” he said.

The ambassador extended condolences “to the citizens and the government of India” on the “tragic suicide attack”.

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