“Europe remains united”: international leaders condemn the attack in Vienna | Austria
The terrorist attack in Vienna has been widely condemned by international leaders.
Emmanuel Macron, French President
We French people share the shock and pain of the Austrian people hit this evening by an attack in the heart of their capital, Vienna. After France, a friendly country is attacked. It is our Europe. Our enemies must know who they are dealing with. We’ll never let go.
Charles Michel, President of the European Council
Europe strongly condemns this cowardly act that violates life and our human values. My thoughts are with the victims and people of #Vienna following tonight’s horrific attack.
My thoughts are with the victims and people of #Vienna following tonight’s horrific attack.
We stand in solidarity with Austria @sebastiankurz
Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission
I am shocked and saddened by the brutal attack that took place in Vienna. My thoughts go out to the families of the victims and to the Austrian people. Europe stands in full solidarity with Austria. We are stronger than hatred and terror.
german foreign ministry
Terrifying and disturbing news from #Vienna: Although we don’t yet know the full extent of the terror, our hearts go out to the injured and the victims at this difficult time. We will not give in to the hatred that aims to divide our societies.
Giuseppe Conte, Italian Prime Minister
There is no place for hatred and violence in our common European home.
Luigi Di Maio, Italian Foreign Minister
A cowardly attack, which we strongly condemn. Italy is close to the Austrian people. Europe must react.
Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Greek Prime Minister
Shocked by the horrific attacks in #Vienna. I conveyed to @sebastiankurz all our solidarity. Our thoughts are with the people of Vienna and the authorities handling the situation. Our hearts, with the victims and their loved ones.
Donald Trump, US President
Our prayers are with the people of Vienna after yet another despicable act of terrorism in Europe. These vicious attacks on innocent people must stop. The United States stands with Austria, France, and all of Europe in the fight against terrorists, including radical Islamist terrorists.
Joe Biden, Democratic presidential candidate
After tonight’s horrific terrorist attack in Vienna, Austria, Jill and I keep the victims and their families in our prayers. We must all be united against hatred and violence.
Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India
Deeply shocked and saddened by the despicable terrorist attacks in Vienna. India stands with Austria during this tragic time. My thoughts are with the victims and their families.