John Kerry: "These Are Heinous, Evil, Vile Acts...An Assault on Our Common Humanity"

Katie Pavlich
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Posted: Nov 13, 2015 9:12 PM
John Kerry: "These Are Heinous, Evil, Vile Acts...An Assault on Our Common Humanity"

Secretary of State John Kerry has released a statement in response to the terror attacks in Paris.

"I share President Obama's outrage and sadness over the terrorist attacks tonight in Paris. Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by this assault on innocent people, going about their lives. And I am deeply concerned by ongoing reports of hostages," Kerry said. "These are heinous, evil, vile acts. Those of us who can must do everything in our power to fight back against what can only be considered an assault on our common humanity. Our embassy in Paris is making every effort to account for the welfare of American citizens in the city, and in the days ahead we stand ready to provide whatever support the French government may require. France is our oldest ally, a friend and a vital partner. We stand with the French people tonight, as our peoples have always stood together in our darkest hours. These terrorist attacks will only deepen our shared resolve." 

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