Press release

President Faure condemns attack in Manchester and sends message of condolence to the United Kingdom

May 23, 2017
Following the attack which took place in the city of Manchester during a concert in the ‘Manchester Arena’ which claimed over twenty lives and injured many others, President Danny Faure has extended his deepest condolences to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Seychelles.  
In his message President Faure described the attack as vicious and one which sought to perpetuate both an ideology of hate and instill fear. President Faure said that the attack would not shake the resolve of the United Kingdom nor break the resilient spirit British people.
“The Republic of Seychelles stands shoulder to shoulder with the United Kingdom in this darkest of hours and unreservedly condemns this vicious act of terror aimed at innocents. It is our hope that the perpetrators of this act be swiftly be brought to justice,” said the President.