France horrified by the murder of Polish engineer: Statement by the Spokesperson of the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs
(Paris, 9 February 2009)
"France expresses its feeling of shock and
horror following the killing of the Polish engineer Piotr Stanczak, on February
7, in the tribal areas of North Western Pakistan. France condemns in the
strongest possible terms this barbaric act.
France pays tribute to the memory of Piotr
Stanczak, and the Pakistanis accompanying him who were killed the very day of
his abduction. France conveys its sincere condolences to their families and
In those terrible circumstances, France
expresses its solidarity to the Polish authorities and to its people.
France reiterates its support to the Pakistani authorities in their fight