“We need to be strong”: the world’s reaction to the shooting in Paris


Evening of April 20 there was a skirmish on the Champs Elysees in Paris. In the incident, according to preliminary data, killed one policeman. Two more security men were injured. The attacker himself was eliminated. Responsibility for the incident took on banned terrorist group “Islamic state”. Upon firing in the center of Paris opened the investigation in articles about terrorism.

The reaction of foreign politicians at TASS.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has written to French President Francois Hollande condolences in connection with the incident in a Thursday attack on the police in Paris. This was announced on his page on the microblogging network Twitter, the official representative of the government of Germany Steffen Seibert.

Nach Anschlag auf Polizisten in #Paris kondoliert Kanzlerin #Merkel Präs. @fhollande: Mein Mitgefühl gilt den Opfern + ihren Familien . (BPA)

— Steffen Seibert (@RegSprecher) 20 APR 2017

“After the attack on police officers in Paris, Chancellor Merkel sends condolences to President Hollande expressed sympathy for the victims of the attack and their families,” wrote Seibert. Earlier visit of the German foreign Ministry in Twitter issued a statement: “Shocked by the terrible news from Paris. Our thoughts are with the victims of the attacks. We stand in solidarity with France”.

“Looks like a terrorist attack”

The US President Donald trump said that the shooting incident in Paris “looks like a terrorist attack.”

“We Express our condolences to the people of France, it’s horrible,” said the American leader. “It looks like another terrorist attack. It will never end. We need to be strong,” he added.

Unity in the fight against terror

The British foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is profoundly shocked by the attack on the police in Paris.

Appalled by attack on #Paris police officers. My condolences to victims & their loved ones. UK & France at one in the fight against terror.

— Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) 20 APR 2017

“Shocked by the attack on police officers in Paris. My condolences to the victims and their families. Britain and France are United in the fight against terror” – wrote the Minister on his official page on the micro-blogging network Twitter.

Condolences from Canada

Canada condemns attack on policemen in the centre of Paris, and expresses people of France. This is stated in the statement of canadian foreign Minister Christi Freeland.

“The government of Canada condemns alleged terrorist attack on the Champs Elysees. We extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased police officer, and we wish a speedy recovery to the two guards injured”, she said. The Minister added that “Canadians in solidarity with the people of France.”

See also

Shooting on the Champs Elysees could settle for a 39-year-old repeat offender from the suburbs of Paris

Upon firing in the center of Paris opened the investigation in articles about terrorism

AFP: the police conduct a search in the apartment opened fire in Paris

Group ISIS has claimed responsibility for the shooting in Central Paris

Fillon and Le Pen has canceled all his campaign trip after the shooting in Paris


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