Canada Condemns Sikh Temple Attack

August 5, 2012 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement:

“Canadians were shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the attack on worshippers at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, a suburb of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

“Canada condemns this senseless act of violence.

“On behalf of all Canadians, I offer our sincere condolences to the families and friends of those killed and wish a full recovery to the injured.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the congregation and all Americans during this difficult time.”

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