Canada condemns attack on Champs-Élysées in Paris, France

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April 20, 2017 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today released the following statement regarding the attack on the Champs-Élysées in Paris, France:

“The Government of Canada condemns the apparent terrorist attack this evening on the Champs-Élysées, and we offer our deepest condolences to the loved ones of the police officer killed and a swift recovery to the two police officers injured.

“Canadians stand in solidarity with the people of France.

“We are in contact with local authorities and stand ready to provide consular assistance to Canadian citizens if needed.”

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