France shares Germans’ grief after Berlin attack

François Hollande and Jean-Marc Ayrault express France’s solidarity with Germany after a truck driver killed and injured many people at a Christmas market.

Germany – Terrorist attack in Berlin – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic

Paris, 19 December 2016

The French President expresses his solidarity and sympathy to Chancellor Merkel, the German people and the families, after a lorry killed and injured many people in a Christmas market crowd in central Berlin.

The French people shares the German people’s grief in the face of this tragedy, which strikes at the whole of Europe./.

Germany – Terrorist attack in Berlin – Statement by M. Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development

Paris, 19 December 2016

I am horrified by reports from Berlin this evening that several people have been killed and many injured at a Christmas market.

My first thoughts go to the victims, their families and close friends.

France stands alongside Germany at this dark and painful time./.

Last modified on 08/01/2017

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