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Finland "strongly condemns" the New Zealand shootings

Prime minister Juha Sipilä called the attacks as a "senseless act of terrorism"

Finland "strongly condemns" the New Zealand shootings

Today on 15 March, Prime Minister Juha Sipilä strongly condemned the mass shootings at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, that caused at least 49 dead and 20 seriously injured.

“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 in a release published by the Government Communications Department.

“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.