French President Emmanuel Macron “strongly” condemned the “odious acts” and “terrorist attacks” in Sri Lanka.
“Deep sorrow following the terrorist attacks against churches and hotels in Sri Lanka. We firmly condemn these heinous acts. Full solidarity with the Sri Lanka people and our thoughts for all those close to the victims this Easter”, Macron wrote on Twitter.
From her side, after the deadly attacks in Sri Lanka, German Chancellor Angela Merkel stated that: “Religious hate and intolerance that have showed themselves in such a terrible way today must not win”. Merkel also expressed her sorrow as follows: “It is shocking that people who had gathered to celebrate Easter were the deliberate target of vicious attacks,” she wrote in a condolence telegram published by a spokeswoman on Twitter.
Furthermore, the US President Donald Trump condemned on Twitter the “horrible terrorist attacks on churches and hotels” in Sri Lanka. “Heartfelt condolences,” he tweeted, “from the people of the United States to the people of Sri Lanka”, added Trump reassuring the people of Sri Lanka that: “We stand ready to help!”