Venezuela condemns terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka
On Sunday, the president of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro Moros, extended his deepest rejection to the terrorist attacks on Catholic churches and hotels in the city of Colombo, of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, which left a tragic balance of 207 dead and more than 400 injured.
President Maduro repudiated these events through his Twitter account, @NicolasMaduro. “I deeply regret the wave of terrorist attacks that have caused death and suffering in Sri Lanka. We Venezuelans firmly reject these crimes against humanity and we advocate the construction of a world free of hatred and violence. No more Terrorism!”.
Lamento profundamente la ola de atentados terroristas que han ocasionado muerte y sufrimiento en Sri Lanka. Los venezolanos rechazamos con firmeza estos crímenes contra la humanidad y abogamos por la construcción de un mundo libre de odio y de violencia. ¡No más Terrorismo!
— Nicolás Maduro (@NicolasMaduro) April 21, 2019
Likewise, Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza indicated through his Twitter account @jaarreaza, that “the Government of President Nicolás Maduro expresses its profound condemnation to the terrorist attacks that occurred in the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka. Venezuela repudiates terrorism in any of its forms and expresses its deepest condolences”.
#COMUNICADO | El gobierno del presidente Nicolás Maduro expresa su profunda condena a los ataques terroristas ocurridos en la República Democrática Socialista de Sri Lanka.
Venezuela repudia el terrorismo en cualquiera de sus formas y expresa sus más sentidas condolencias: pic.twitter.com/gGb0bmoDn7
— Jorge Arreaza M (@jaarreaza) April 21, 2019
The Foreign Minister also published a statement in which Venezuela expresses its solidarity with the Sri Lankan people and government and condemns the terrorist attacks that have taken place in that country.
Finally, in this statement the Bolivarian Government manifested its confidence in the actions announced by the government of Sri Lanka to determine the culprits and apply the law to those responsible for this horrendous crime.