The Embassy of France in Romania has announced the opening of a condolence book for people to pay their respects and offer condolences to the families of the victims of the gun attack at the office of the “Charlie Hebdo” magazine and express their support for the French people.
At the same time , the entire staff of the Embassy of France and the French diplomatic services in Romania joined the minute of silence that was observed in France at noon, 13:00 hrs Bucharest time.
The book opens at the headquarters of the Embassy of France, No. 13 – 15 Amzei Church Street, with access from the main entrance, starting 11:00 hrs on Thursday, until 21:00. It will also be available on Friday and Saturday, between 8:30 and 20:00.
“An online condolence book will also open on the website of the Embassy of France. All the messages you will send at: firstname.lastname@example.org will be published on the site,” a release of the Embassy informs.
President Iohannis sign in the condolence book, conveys deep solidarity of the Romanian nation
President Klaus Iohannis signed on Thursday in the condolence book opened at the Embassy of France in memory of the victims of the deadly attack on the offices of the “Charlie Hebdo” satirical magazine.
“At this time of deep sorrow I want to convey my sincere condolences and deep solidarity of the Romanian nation to the citizens of the French Republic hit by this tragic event. I stand beside the bereaved families and the families of those injured and I assure them of my deep sympathy. Romania strongly condemns this terrorist act and stands in solidarity with the entire international community in the fight against these cruel and irrational acts,” reads the message wrote by President Iohannis. The head of state discussed with French Ambassador Francois Saint-Paul before signing in the condolence book.
PM Ponta says Romania stands with France in these terrible moments
Premier Victor Ponta signed on Thursday in the condolence book opened at the Embassy of France in memory of the victims of the murderous attack at the headquarters of the “Charlie Hebdo” satirical magazine.
“On behalf of the Government and of the people of Romania I want to convey my sincere condolences to the families of the victims of the attack at the ‘Charlie Hebdo’ office. My thoughts also go out to the French people. We strongly condemn all acts of terrorism, which are wholly unjustified and intolerable. Romania stands in solidarity with France in these terrible moments of deep indignation and profound sadness,” reads the message Victor Ponta wrote in French.
The Premier discussed with French Ambassador Francois Saint-Paul before signing in the condolence book.
“I met with Ambassador of the French Republic in Bucharest. I want to express our solidarity with the families who lost their loved ones and our indignation over the Charlie Hebdo criminal actions. They cannot be justified in any way. Romania stands at the side of France and we fight so that terrorism and such inhuman acts be prevented in the future,” Ponta wrote on his Facebook page.