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Canada Condemns Attack on French Embassy in Libya
April 23, 2013 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement:
“Canada unequivocally condemns today’s car bombing targeting the French embassy in Tripoli, Libya. Our thoughts are with the two people injured and their loved ones.
“We stand resolutely with our French and Libyan friends, and urge Libyan officials to prosecute those responsible. Such acts of violence will only strengthen our resolve to promote peace, security and prosperity in Libya.
“The government of Libya must fulfill its obligations to protect diplomatic premises in the country and continue to work with the international community to help the Libyan people realize their aspirations for a better, brighter future.”
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