Statement by Minister Cannon on Anniversary of Mumbai Attacks

(No. 358 – November 26, 2009 – 5:30 p.m. EST) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement on the anniversary of the Mumbai attacks:

“Today, Canada remembers the victims of last year’s tragedy in Mumbai. A year ago, cowardly terrorist attacks took the lives of 166 innocent civilians, including two Canadians.

“Our thoughts are with the families of the victims and with the survivors of this terrible tragedy. Canada stands side by side with India in combatting the scourges of international terrorism and violent extremism.

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