The Russian foreign Ministry: among the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris the Russians are not identified


MOSCOW, November 14. Among the victims of the terrorist attacks in Paris the Russians are not revealed. This was announced on Saturday, the Russian foreign Ministry.

“According to the French authorities, at 12 o’clock 15 minutes Moscow time on November 14 among identified victims of the attacks of Russian citizens is not revealed, – is spoken in the message. – The Russian Embassy in France remains in close contact with the French competent authorities and continues to monitor the situation”.

The reaction of the Russian politicians on the terrorist attack

“This tragedy has become another evidence of the barbaric nature of terrorism that defies human civilization. It is obvious that for an effective fight against this scourge requires real unification of efforts of all international community” – said the President of Russia Vladimir Putin in a telegram of condolences to his French counterpart Francois Hollande.

“Would like to reiterate the readiness of the Russian side to cooperate extremely closely with our French partners in investigation in Paris of a crime. I hope that his customers and performers will incur the deserved punishment”, – he added.

Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev is sure that no “religious” or “political” reasons can not become an excuse for terrorists.
“The terrorist attacks in France was awful in its cynicism and cruelty of the crime,” he said.

Other statements of Russian politicians in the material

The terrorist attacks in France

A series of terrorist attacks occurred on Friday evening in Paris and the Metropolitan suburb of Saint-Denis at the Stade de France, which hosted the football match between France and Germany. According to recent reports, the attack made eight terrorists, seven of whom blew themselves up using a belt with explosives. Another was killed by police. In connection with the incident, President Francois Hollande announced the introduction in the country of state of emergency and the introduction of intensified control of crossing the state borders. He later stated that the responsibility for the attack bears the terrorist group “Islamic state” (banned in Russia).

According to the latest data, the victims of the tragedy were about 130 people. Another 250 people were wounded, 99 of them are in critical condition.

Chronicle of terrorist attacks in France: victims, safety measures and the reaction of politicians