The Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued statement condemning the terrorists in Afghanistan.
In his statement minister Dion said Canada strongly condemns today’s terrorist attacks in Afghanistan by the Taliban, including the attack on a bus carrying security guards who protect the Embassy of Canada to Afghanistan, in Kabul.
“On behalf of the Government of Canada, I offer my sincere condolences to the families and friends of the Nepalese and Indian security guards killed, and I wish a speedy recovery to those who have been injured,” said Minister Stephane Dion.
“Many of the victims have been part of our embassy family for years, and they will be remembered for their service in the protection of the men and women at the Embassy of Canada to Afghanistan. “Canada is also grateful to the Government of Afghanistan for its support and is working with Nepalese, Indian and Afghan authorities to assist in the repatriation of the victims. “Canada stands with the people of Afghanistan in their struggle against terrorism in all its forms,” said a press release issued by Canadian High Commissioner.