January 6, 2012 - 9 a.m. ET - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement on the recent terrorist attacks in Nasiriya and Baghdad:
“Canada strongly condemns the cowardly attacks in Nasiriya, which killed numerous Shia pilgrims, and the recent bombings in Baghdad.
“On behalf of all Canadians, I offer my deepest sympathies to the families and friends of those killed and wish a speedy recovery to those injured by this violence.
“Canada calls on the perpetrators to be brought to justice.”
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