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Libyan Ministers condemn attack on French embassy | Libya Herald

By Umar Khan.

Interior Minister Ashour Suleiman Shuwail visited the French embassy some three hours after the car bomb exploded (Photo: Tom Westcott, Libya Herald)

Tripoli, 23 April 2013:

The bomb attack on the French embassy that damaged part of the building, injuring two guards along with a few residents of the neighbouring houses, has been condemned by both the government officials and politicians.

The first censure came  a couple of hours after the bomb went off, from the Minister of Interior, Ashour Shuwail, when he visited the scene of the blast. He described the crime as “regretful” and promised to set up an investigating committee. His sentiments were echoed by the Foreign minister Mohamed Abdulaziz, who called the bomb blast a ‘terrorist act’ and expressed solidarity with the French people.

The Deputy Prime Minister, Awad Barasi, also visited the scene within few hours of the explosion and strongly condemned the attack as a ‘terrorist act”. He stressed that such an outrage was against the “morals of Libyan society”. He also added that the Libyan people and Libyan government would not accept such violent acts.....

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