Vietnam strongly condemns shooting attacks in New Zealand

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Friday, March 15, 2019 – 21:46:00 Print

Streets leading to attacked mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand are besieged after the incidents (Photo: AFP/VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam strongly
condemns the terrorist attacks on March 15 that caused great fatalities to
innocent civilians in the New Zealand city of Christchurch, spokesperson of the
Foreign Ministry Le Thi Thu Hang said the same day.

Responding to reporters’ questions
on Vietnam’s reaction to the shooting attacks, Hang said Vietnam extends the
deepest condolences to the New Zealand Government, the victims and their

The spokesperson stressed that
Vietnam believes the Government and people of New Zealand, with their firm will
and resolve, will soon overcome the loss, and the instigators of the attacks
will receive their due punishment.

An attacker armed with
semi-automatic weapons rampaged through two mosques in the Christchurch on
March 15, killing 49 worshippers and wounding dozens more.-VNA


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