The Cooperative Republic of Guyana stands in solidarity with the people of Germany and expresses sympathy to the families of those who lost their lives and those who were injured in a horrific attack in the city of Munich last Friday.
Guyana joins with the rest of the world in condemning this attack, which resulted in the deaths of nine people and left 27 others injured, 10 of them critically.
Though not linked to international terrorism, the attack, which was conducted by troubled teenager, Ali David Sonboly, comes at a time when the world is on edge as innocent civilians continue to be targeted in violent attacks such as this.
Guyana reiterates its repudiation of the use of violence and empathises with the victims and other affected persons in Germany.
Foreign Minister Carl Greenidge has expressed his satisfaction with the efforts of Canada’s outgoing High Commissioner, His Excellency Pierre Giroux, to forward relations with the Government and people of Guyana. Noting the “significant improvement in efforts to advance the relationship with...