“Our deepest and heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and the people of France,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned in a tweet in response to a terror assault within the French metropolis of Nice.
[REPRESENTATIVE IMAGE] File picture of Prime Minister Narendra Modi (left) and French President Emmanuel Macron (proper) (Photo Credits: Reuters)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter on Thursday to sentence the current terrorist assaults in France. The tweet was in response to a knife assault reported from the French metropolis of Nice the place a girl was beheaded and two others killed earlier within the day.
In a tweet from his private Twitter deal with, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned, “I strongly condemn the recent terrorist attacks in France, including today’s heinous attack in Nice inside a church.”
Reiterating India’s dedication to the battle in opposition to terrorism, PM Modi went on so as to add, “Our deepest and heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and the people of France. India stands with France in the fight against terrorism.”
I strongly condemn the current terrorist assaults in France, together with at this time’s heinous assault in Nice inside a church. Our deepest and heartfelt condolences to the households of the victims and the folks of France. India stands with France within the battle in opposition to terrorism.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 29, 2020
Earlier this week, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) issued a press release in assist of French President Emmanuel Macron over his remarks on Islam and radicalism. “We strongly deplore the personal attacks in unacceptable language on President Emmanuel Macron in violation of the most basic standards of international discourse,” the MEA’s assertion mentioned.
Responding to the assertion, French Ambassador to India Emmanuel Lenain mentioned in a tweet, “Thank you @MEAIndia. France and India can always count on each other in the fight against terrorism.”
Led by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, plenty of primarily Islamic nations got here out in opposition to French President Macron’s remarks.
Emmanuel Macron had issued a press release defending cartoons of the Prophet Muhammad which led to the beheading of French instructor Samuel Paty on October 16. The President of France had additionally mentioned that Islam was a faith in “crisis”.