Europe Greek PM, President Join World Leaders in Condemning Terrorist Attack in Vienna

Greek PM, President Join World Leaders in Condemning Terrorist Attack in Vienna

World leaders condemned the terrorist attack in Vienna on Monday which resulted in the death of at least three people. One suspected terrorist was shot and killed by the police.

About a dozen other people have been wounded – some seriously – after gunmen opened fire at six different locations in the city center.

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said the shootings in Vienna late on Monday were a “repulsive terror attack”.

Interior Minister Karl Nehammer described the assailant killed by police as an “Islamist terrorist”.

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou, expressed her horror over the terror attacks in Vienna and conveyed her condolences for the victims to her Austrian counterpart, Alexander Van der Bellen.

“Appalled by the terrorist attacks in #Vienna, I expressed to President @vanderbellen my condolences for the families of the victims and the Austrian people. Europe stands united in the fight against terrorism and will spare no effort to safeguard our values and ideals,” the President said in her tweet.

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