Statement Article from  Global Affairs Canada

Canada Condemns Attacks in Jakarta

January 14, 2016 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement concerning a series of attacks in Jakarta, Indonesia:

“Canada strongly condemns today’s attacks on innocent civilians in Jakarta, Indonesia.

“On behalf of all Canadians, I offer my heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of the victims and wish a speedy recovery to the wounded.

“We are aware of reports that a Canadian may have been among the victims. The Government of Canada, in collaboration with Indonesian authorities, is attempting to confirm the identity of this person.

“Canada will continue to stand by Indonesia and cooperate in the fight against extremism. We offer our full support to the Indonesian authorities during this challenging time.”

Canadian citizens in Indonesia requiring emergency consular assistance should contact the Canadian embassy in Jakarta at +62 21 2550 7800 or call the Global Affairs Canada 24/7 Emergency Watch and Response Centre collect at +1 613 996 8885. An email can also be sent to sos@international.gc.ca.

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