Attack on synagogue in Vienna: Zelensky express support to Austria

Source : 112 Ukraine

Ukraine’s President expressed condolences on all people suffered during the horrendous terrorist act in Vienna
14:28, 3 November 2020

Volodymyr Zelensky
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Due to the attack on the synagogue in Vienna, President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky assured Austria in support from the side of Ukraine at this difficult time as he reported on Twitter.

“At this difficult time, Ukraine supports Austria. My condolences on the suffered during the horrendous terrorist act in Vienna,” the Ukrainian president noted.

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On November 2, in the Austrian capital Vienna, at Seitenstettengasse, in downtown, about 08:00 p.m., at local time, the terrorist attack on the synagogue was committed – the explosion occurred and the shooting between the criminals and police officers took place. During the incident, two people died – a passer-by and a police officer. According to the local mass media, seven affected are severely injured, including a police officer.  

Law enforcers continue searching for other criminals. Chancellor of Austria Sebastian Kurz considered the attack as a terrorist act.

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After the attack on the synagogue in Vienna, President of France Emmanuel Macron, President of the European Council Charles Michel, President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen and Spokesperson of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova expressed their condolences on Austria.

According to RIA News, the jihadist assumed responsibility for Vienna attack. According to their statement, it is the revenge for the Austrian participation in the coalition against the ISIS.




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