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Secretary General Jagland condemns terrorist attacks in Volgograd, Russia


Secretary General Jagland condemns terrorist attacks in Volograd, Russia
Thorbjørn Jagland 

Strasbourg, 30 December 2013 - Following the terrorist attacks in Volgograd, Russia, Secretary General Thorbjørn Jagland published the following statement:


"I was shocked to hear of the first terrorist attack yesterday in our member state Russia, and the second terrible attack today is very alarming indeed. My thoughts go out to the people of Volgograd in these days of pain, anger and mourning. I express my sincere condolences to the friends and families of the victims and to President Putin."


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