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Baird Condemns Terrorist Attack on Americans

April 7, 2013 - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement:

“Canada condemns the cowardly attack on a convoy killing American soldiers, a diplomat, and Afghan and American civilians in Zabul province.

“We stand resolutely by all peace-loving people who are committed to seeing Afghanistan never again become a safe haven for terrorist entities.

“Canada remains committed to the people of Afghanistan and to those who believe Afghanistan can one day soon see peace, security and prosperity for future generations.

“The thoughts and prayers of all Canadians are with our Afghan and American friends during this most difficult time. On behalf of all Canadians, I offer our sincere condolences to the friends and families of those who have lost loved ones, and I wish a speedy recovery to the injured.”

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