International community condemns tragic explosions in Sri Lanka

International community condemns tragic explosions in Sri Lanka

April 21, 2019   08:48 pm

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The international community including the heads of states have deplored the explosions that took place in several places across the island today (21).

Issuing a twitter message Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that he strongly condemns the “horrific blasts in Sri Lanka”. India stands in solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka, he said.

President of US Donald Trump tweeted that “the United States offers heartfelt condolences to the great people of Sri Lanka”. He added that the US stands ready to help Sri Lanka.

Speaking at the conclusion of his Easter Urbi et Orbi address in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis stated that his heartfelt closeness to the Christian community of Sri Lanka and to all the victims of such this cruel violence.

The Pope denounced the “cruel violence” of the Easter Sunday explosions.

In addition, heads of states of Pakistan, Russia, the United Kingdom, Afghanistan, Germany, Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Turkey, Spain, France and many other countries as well as the European Commission have condemned this tragic series of incidents.

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