Press release 15/2013
19 January 2013
Minister for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Erkki Tuomioja, expresses his deep regrets for the tragic events that took place in the city of In Amenas in Algeria.
Minister Tuomioja underlines that terrorism in all its forms has to be condemned and violence towards civilians can not be justified under any circumstances.
Minister Tuomioja expresses his sympathy and condolences to the victims and their families, as well as to the people and Governments of Algeria and of all those countries whose nationals have been affected.
Additional information: Ms. Krista Napola, Diplomatic Adviser to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, tel. 040 590 7973