President Sirleaf Consoles Germany


President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of condolence to President Joachim Gauck on the heartrending shooting incident at the Olympia Shopping Mall in Munich, Germany, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs release said.

On July 22, ten people were killed and 16 others wounded, three of whom were critical, at a McDonald’s attached to the Olympia Einkaufszentrum shopping center in Munich, Germany.

The unidentified attacker was an 18-year-old German-Iranian who had lived in Munich for at least two years.

In her message to President Gauck, President Sirleaf joined in mourning Germany’s loss noting that Liberia is deeply troubled and saddened by the fatal shooting incident and expressed sincere thoughts and empathy to the aggrieved family members of the victims.

She noted that during this peculiar time, when acts of terror are looming the world over, it is Liberia’s ardent hope that the people of Germany will be further strengthened and united so that the environment of peace, happiness and prosperity may continue to prevail.


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