Apr 21, 2019 (LBO) – World leaders have offered their condolences to the victims and families of the deadly blasts in Sri Lanka that killed more than 200 people on Sunday.
The United Nations in Sri Lanka said they strongly condemn the attacks against civilians carried out in places of worship and city hotels on Easter Sunday.
I condemn the heinous terrorist attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, a sacred day for Christians. The UN stands in solidarity with Sri Lanka as the global community fights hatred and violent extremism together. Holy sites must be respected.
— António Guterres (@antonioguterres) April 21, 2019
138 people have been killed in Sri Lanka, with more that 600 badly injured, in a terrorist attack on churches and hotels. The United States offers heartfelt condolences to the great people of Sri Lanka. We stand ready to help!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 21, 2019
The U.S. condemns in the strongest terms the Easter morning terror attacks in Sri Lanka. These attacks demonstrate the brutal nature of terrorists whose sole aim is to threaten peace & security. We offer our deepest condolences and stand with the government & people of #SriLanka.
— Secretary Pompeo (@SecPompeo) April 21, 2019
The attacks on tourists and Easter worshippers in Sri Lanka are an attack on humanity. On a day devoted to love, redemption, and renewal, we pray for the victims and stand with the people of Sri Lanka.
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 21, 2019
Deeply saddened by the senseless attacks in Sri Lanka today. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families. We stand with Sri Lanka’s people at this terrible moment.
— Ambassador Teplitz (@USAmbSLM) April 21, 2019
The acts of violence against churches and hotels in Sri Lanka are truly appalling, and my deepest sympathies go out to all of those affected at this tragic time.
We must stand together to make sure that no one should ever have to practise their faith in fear.
— Theresa May (@theresa_may) April 21, 2019
We are deeply saddened by the terrorist attacks against churches and hotels in Sri Lanka. We firmly condemn these odious acts. We stand by the people of Sri Lanka and our thoughts go out to the loved ones of the victims on this Easter Sunday. https://t.co/NytqQP9aE7
— Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) April 21, 2019
Vladimir Putin expressed condolences to Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena in connection with tragic consequences of terrorist acts
— President of Russia (@KremlinRussia_E) April 21, 2019
Strongly condemn the horrific terrorist attack in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday resulting in precious lives lost & hundreds injured. My profound condolences go to our Sri Lankan brethren. Pakistan stands in complete solidarity with Sri Lanka in their hour of grief.
— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) April 21, 2019
Strongly condemn the horrific blasts in Sri Lanka. There is no place for such barbarism in our region. India stands in solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka. My thoughts are with the bereaved families and prayers with the injured.
— Chowkidar Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 21, 2019
Horrified by the heinous attacks on churches & hotels across Sri Lanka today on Easter Sunday. Singapore condemns such senseless acts of violence. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Sri Lanka. – LHL https://t.co/MntnYiCUYQ
— Lee Hsien Loong (@leehsienloong) April 21, 2019
I condemn the devastating & horrific Easter terrorist attacks on innocents in churches & hotels in Sri Lanka. I’ve been taking briefings this afternoon on the situation from DFAT. Call 1300 555 135 if you’re seeking information on friends or relatives travelling in Sri Lanka.
— Scott Morrison (@ScottMorrisonMP) April 21, 2019
The peace of Easter shattered by the senseless and cowardly attacks on Christian worshippers in Sri Lanka. We send our love and sympathy to the families of the victims and pray the injured have a speedy recovery.
— Malcolm Turnbull (@TurnbullMalcolm) April 21, 2019
Israel stands ready to assist the authorities in Sri Lanka at this difficult time.
The entire world must unite in the battle against the scourge of terrorism.
— PM of Israel (@IsraeliPM) April 21, 2019