Greece expresses shock, support following Paris terrorist attacks
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has expressed the deep condolences of the Greek people following the terrorist attacks in Paris that left more than 120 people dead and dozens seriously injured.
“We are following what is happening in a state of shock,” said Tsipras in a brief statement that was also published on his official Twitter account.
“Our deep condolences to the families of the victims. At this difficult time, we stand by the French people.”
The Greek Foreign Ministry also issued a statement following the deadly, multiple attacks on Friday night.
“The Greek people as a whole are shocked at the cowardly, deadly terrorist attacks that took place a short while ago in Paris,” it said.
“These attacks are attacks not only against France, but also against the whole of the civilized world and democracy itself.
“The Greek government expresses its deep condolences to the French government and the friendly French people. Greece is always at their side.”
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