Romanian officials, institutions react to Paris attacks

Romanian officials, institutions react to Paris attacks

Romania’s head of state, Klaus Iohannis, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have condemned the attacks in Paris that left scores dead and wounded.

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has expressed, on Saturday, his consternation with the terrorist attacks in Paris and has expressed his solidarity with the French people.

“I have received with pain and consternation the news regarding the bloody terrorist attacks that took place in Paris and have made the world grieve. I express, in my name and in the name of the Romanian people, solidarity with the authorities in Paris and the French nation. These barbaric attacks, which have taken the lives of dozens of innocent people, must be a signal for the entire international community: to show even more determination in combating terrorism and in defending human values. God have mercy on those departed and take care of those injured!” said the head of state on his Facebook page.

Romania’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) has also condemned firmly the attacks that took place on November 13, 2015 in the capital of France in a release remitted to AGERPRES.

“Romania stands together with France and will continue to support the fight against international terrorism. In these difficult moments, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs sends its condolences to the families of the victims and expresses the full solidarity of the Romanian people with the French people,” the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bogdan Aurescu, is quoted as saying in the cited source.

The Romanian Foreign Ministry has also issued a travel warning for France, given the state of emergency declared throughout the country by French President Francois Hollande. More…