Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada strongly condemns terrorist attacks in Mumbai

Ottawa, Ontario
13 July 2011

Prime Minister Stephen Harper issued the following statement today related to the terrorist attacks in Mumbai, India:

“On behalf of all Canadians, Laureen and I offer our deep and profound sympathy and condolences to the families and loved ones of those killed and injured by these heinous acts of violence, including Canadians who may have loved ones in Mumbai.

“These attacks are a stark reminder that terrorism is alive and active around the globe and can strike at any time.  All countries need to work together and take necessary precautions to combat the scourge who perpetrate these atrocities.

“Canada remains united with the Government and people of India in their fight against terror.  Our thoughts and prayers are with them in this difficult time.  We offer our support as India works to bring to justice those responsible for these cowardly attacks against innocent people.“