Algeria strongly condemns terrorist attacks on two mosques in New Zealand


ALGIERS- Algeria condemns in the strongest terms the “criminal” terrorist attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, Friday, killing 49 people and wounding about fifty others, the spokesman of the ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abdelaziz Benali Cherif, said Friday.

“We strongly condemn the criminal terrorist attacks that took place, March 15, 2019, against two mosques in the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, which resulted in many deaths, including women and children at Friday prayer, “said the ministry spokesman in a statement.

“We bow to the martyrdom of these innocent victims and offer our sincere condolences to their families and loved ones,” said Benali Cherif.

“The international community must redouble efforts to fight the phenomenon of xenophobia  through the consecration of the values ​​of peace, tolerance and living together,” concluded the spokesman.




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