Brende takes part in memorial for terror victims in Pakistan

Brende memory terror victims in PakistanEmbassy of Islamic Republic of Pakistan. Photo wikipedia.org

Minister of Foreign Affairs Børge Brende (H) stressed the importance of standing together in the fight against terrorism when he on Monday participated in a memorial for those killed in Lahore in Pakistan .

At least 72 people were killed in the terrorist attack that hit a park in Lahore, Pakistan on Sunday. The perpetrator wanted to strike at the Christian minority who celebrated Easter – and women and children in particular.
The suicide bomber hit “the ones who were most vulnerable”,  Brende pointed out.
– That’s why it’s crucial that we are taking the initiative to express our disgust for this action , said Brende told NRK.
The memorial took place outside the Pakistani embassy in Oslo. The participants put down flowers and lit candles.

 

Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today

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