The CoR condemns the barbaric attack on French Bastille Day

Met dank overgenomen van Comité van de Regio's (CvdR) i, gepubliceerd op vrijdag 15 juli 2016.

​Markku Markkula, President of the European Committee of the Regions, on the attack in Nice: "I am deeply saddened at and angered by the terrible act of violence perpetrated in Nice.

We express our deepest sympathy and support for those who now carry the heavy burden of responsibility for supporting the victims and their families, of restoring confidence and reaffirming the values of freedom and solidarity.

The regions and cities of the European Union stand shoulder to shoulder with the French Members of the European Committee of the Regions, with the city of Nice and with all those who are suffering with the terrible consequences of this violence.

We condemn this barbaric act of terrorism and we stand firm in our common fight against terrorism and radicalisation."