Press release

President Faure sends message of condolence to Germany in the wake of Christmas Market attack in Berlin

December 21, 2016

In a message addressed to Mr Joachim Gauck, President of the Federal Republic of Germany, President Danny Faure expressed deep sorrow in this festive season following the terrorist attack which claimed lives and critically injured many others.

A truck ploughed into people at a Berlin Christmas market. In the wake of the tragedy, President Faure remarked that the Government and people of Seychelles join him in condemning all acts of terror and he expressed deepest condolences to the families of victims.

“The victims will be in our thoughts and prayers, and we urge you to find solace and courage in remembering the positive values of peace, love and harmony during the festive season,” said President Faure.