Bangladeshi president, PM condemn Paris attacks

Dhaka, Nov 14 (IANS) Bangladeshi President Abdul Hamid and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina have condemned the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris that killed at least 153 people.

“I am deeply shocked by the series of attacks in Paris that killed so many innocent people and left many others injured,” Xinhua quoted Hasina as saying in her message to the French president on Saturday.

“I stand in solidarity with the people and the government of France,” she said.

“Terrorists are terrorists irrespective of their colour, creed or religion and must have no place in any civilised society.”

“We are together in our fight against terrorism and violent extremism.”

“I express our deepest condolences to you and the people of France. Our thoughts and prayers are with the grieving families. May the departed souls rest in eternal peace,” she said.

In a separate message to the French president, President Abdul Hamid expressed his deepest shock over the horrific incident.

The president also prayed for the souls of the slain victims and expressed his condolences to the bereaved family members.


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