Prime Minister Sipilä strongly condemns the New Zealand shootings

Government Communications Department 15.3.2019 12.49
Press release 159/2019

Today on 15 March, Prime Minister Juha Sipilä strongly condemns the mass shootings at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. “This senseless act of terrorism has been a shock to us all. I offer my deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims”, says Prime Minister Juha Sipilä.

“The incident was an attack against our common values. We will always strictly condemn such violence and terror”, Sipilä says.

Prime Minister Sipilä expresses his condolences on behalf of the Finnish Government to the Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern.