Media Statement

South Africa condemns the terrorist attacks in the United Kingdom

The South African Government joins the international community in strongly condemning the cowardly terrorist attack that took place at the United Kingdom Parliament in London on Tuesday, 22 March 2017,  which resulted in the deaths of several people, leaving scores injured.

On behalf of the Government and the people of South Africa, H. E. President Jacob Zuma has extended his heartfelt condolences to the Government and the people of the United Kingdom and other affected nations, in particular the families and loved ones of the deceased and wished the injured speedy recoveries.

The South African Government condemns in the strongest terms terrorist attacks in any form and from whichever quarter.

The Department of International Relations and Cooperation’s Consular Services division is in contact with the South African Embassy in London following the attacks and confirmed that no South African citizens have been affected.

Enquiries: Mr Clayson Monyela, 082 884 5974

ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION

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