Canada Condemns Attack on British Embassy Convoy in Yemen

(No. 325 - October 6, 2010 - 7 p.m. ET) The Honourable Lawrence Cannon, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement condemning this morning’s attack on a British embassy vehicle in Sana’a:

“Canada condemns the attack that took place this morning in the Yemeni capital. We would like to extend our support and hopes for a swift recovery to any persons wounded in the attack on the British embassy convoy.

“Canada stands in solidarity with the United Kingdom, the international community, and the government and people of Yemen in the ongoing struggle against international terrorism.”

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