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Trudeau expressed condolences to families of those killed in attack in Burkina Faso

  • Trudeau expressed condolences to families of those killed in attack in Burkina Faso

Ottawa: Canadian Prime Minister Dzhastin Tryudo expressed his condolences to the families of those killed in the terrorist attack in Burkina Faso.

“I am deeply saddened that 18 people, including Canadians Tammy Chen and Bilel Diffalah, were killed during a terrorist attack on a popular restaurant in downtown Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. On behalf of the Government of Canada, Sophie and I offer our condolences to the families and friends of those killed and wish a speedy recovery to all those injured"- he said.

Trudeau noted that Canada will continue to work closely with the international community in the fight against terrorism.

“Canada strongly condemns this heinous attack. We will continue to work closely with the international community to fight terrorism and bring those responsible to justice. These cowardly acts seek to instill fear and divide us. In the face of hatred, we must stand united in the values of diversity, openness, and inclusion", - said Trudeau.

On Monday, August 14, terrorists shelled a restaurant in the capital of Burkina Faso. As a result of the terrorist attack, 18 people were killed, two more attackers were eliminated by special services. The President of the country, the UN Secretary General condemned the attack, the EU expressed condolences to the families of the victims.

French President Emmanuel Macron condemned the terrorist attack and expressed his condolences to the families of the victims. However, he noted the speed of mobilization of power structures to resolve the situation after the terrorist attack.


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