International community condemns terrorist attack at Crocus City Hall near Moscow



International community condemns terrorist attack at Crocus City Hall near Moscow

According to official data, more than 80 people were killed. Information is being updated

On Friday, 22 March, terrorists opened fire with automatic weapons at the Crocus City Hall concert hall in the Russian city of Krasnogorsk. There was an explosion and a fire started in the building. Emergency services arrived at the scene and people were evacuated.

Russian President Vladimir Putin thanked doctors and wished recovery to the injured. They continue to provide medical and psychological assistance.

According to the latest official data, more than 80 people have died.

Words of support to the Russians come from all over the world. The leaders of the BRICS countries were among the first to express their condolences.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi strongly condemned the terrorist attack at Crocus City Hall.

“India stands in solidarity with the government and people of the Russian Federation in this hour of grief”

Narendra Modi Indian Prime Minister


The Russian Embassy in China received a telegram from Chinese President Xi Jinping:

“I am shocked by the news of the serious terrorist attack in a concert hall near Moscow, which caused great loss of life. On behalf of the government of the People’s Republic of China and the Chinese people, I express my deep condolences to the victims, and convey sincere words of comfort to their families and the victims of the terrorist attack”

Xi Jinping Chinese President


Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud also sent telegrams of condolence to Russian President Vladimir Putin:

“We have learnt about the terrorist attack that took place in the Moscow region, as well as the dead and wounded as a result of it. We condemn this disgraceful criminal act and also wish a speedy recovery to the wounded.”

The terrorist act was also condemned in the UN. The corresponding official statement was made by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. The UN Security Council stressed the need to bring to justice the perpetrators, organisers and sponsors of the terrorist attack.

After what happened in “Crocus City Hall,” the call for an international fight against terrorism has already united more than 45 countries of the world. Among them are Belarus, Kazakhstan, Serbia, Ecuador, France, Argentina, Cuba, Venezuela, Brazil, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia.

“Venezuela extends its deepest condolences to the families of the victims of this criminal and unjustifiable act and expresses its solidarity with Russian President Vladimir Putin, his government and all the brotherly people of the Russian Federation. We are confident that together they will survive this bitter moment”

Nicolas Maduro President of Venezuela

“The Bolivarian government is pursuing a ‘diplomacy of peace’ and reaffirms its commitment to the fight against all forms of violence, terrorism, intolerance and hate speech, which are becoming increasingly common in various international platforms,” the Venezuelan Foreign Ministry emphasised.

Prensa Latina




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