03.03.2009 - France condemns attack on Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore: Communiqué issued by the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs

France utterly condemns the attack against the Sri Lankan cricket team on their way to play in Lahore, which killed eight police officers and injured seven players. This despicable act is an intolerable and cruel negation of the values of peace and brotherhood embodied by sport.

France extends her condolences to the victims’ families and loved-ones and the Pakistani and Sri Lankan governments and assures them of her support in their fight against terrorism.

She expresses her solidarity to the Pakistani and Sri Lankan authorities and peoples at this testing time.

Last modified on 05/11/2009

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