Attack in the District Orakzai in Pakistan: Statement by Mr. Bernard Kouchner, French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
(Paris, 8 September 2009)
“France very strongly condemns the brutal attack against the
children of Shia community in the Orakzai District in Pakistan, which has killed
four and injured six according to the last report.
Through this particularly cowardly crime targeting young
children, the extremists are attacking the democratic values in Pakistan.
France expresses her condolences to the families of the
children, to their relatives and shares the grief of Pakistani people.
France stands resolutely with the Pakistani authorities to
help them in their courageous struggle against extremism and terrorism.”