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Canada condemns attack in Pakistan

January 20, 2016 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada

The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement condemning a terrorist attack in Charsadda, Pakistan:

“Canada condemns in the strongest of terms today’s terrorist attack at Bacha Khan University in Charsadda, Pakistan.

“Students, faculty and others were targeted in a centre of higher education where they were working to improve their lives and advance their communities.

“Canada will continue to support Pakistan in the fight against terrorism and believes that continued and determined action against all forms of terrorism is essential to building a prosperous and stable region.

“Canada stands with the people of Pakistan at this tragic moment. Our thoughts are with the family members and loved ones of those who were killed, and we wish a speedy recovery to the wounded.”


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