(No. 118 - March 29, 2010 - 11:10 a.m. ET) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement on the suicide bombings that occurred during rush hour in two Moscow subway stations earlier today:
“Canada strongly condemns the cowardly attacks that reportedly killed 35 people and injured dozens more in the Moscow Metro.
“On behalf of all Canadians, I extend our deepest sympathy to the families and friends of those killed and wish a speedy recovery to the injured.
“Canada expresses its solidarity with the Russian people in the aftermath of this tragedy.”
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