President Kenyatta Joins World Leaders in Condemning Sri Lanka Attacks

President Uhuru Kenyatta on Sunday joined world leaders in condemning the Sri Lanka terror attacks that has left more than 200 people dead and hundreds injured.

In his message of condolences to his counterpart President Maithripala Sirisena, the President has termed the attacks as ‘heinous and cowardly, targeting on innocent people who were attending Easter Church Service and others who were celebrating the holiday in hotels.’

“On behalf of the Government and the people of Kenya and indeed on my own behalf, I wish to convey our deepest condolences and sympathies to you, your esteemed Government, the families of the victims and the people of Sri Lanka,” President Kenyatta said in a message to the President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena.

Other World leaders who condemned the act include;

Pope Francis: “I learned with sadness and pain of the news of the grave attacks, that precisely today, Easter, brought mourning and pain to churches and other places where people were gathered in Sri Lanka. I wish to express my affectionate closeness to the Christian community, hit while it was gathered in prayer, and to all the victims of such cruel violence.

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Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi: “I strongly condemn the horrific blasts in Sri Lanka. There is no place for such barbarism in our region. India stands in solidarity with the people of Sri Lanka. My thoughts are with the bereaved families and prayers with the injured. Terrorism, religious hatred, and intolerance cannot be allowed to win.”

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