EU – Statement on the bomb attack in Bogota

Statement by the spokesperson of HR Catherine Ashton on the bomb attack in Bogota
The spokesperson of High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice President of the Commission Catherine Ashton issued the following statement today :

“ The High Representative condemns in the strongest terms the bomb attack that has taken place yesterday morning in Bogota, injuring 11 people and causing serious damages to the buildings of Bogota’s financial district.

This is the first terrorist attack of this scale in Bogota in four years and in takes place only a few days after the taking office of the new President of Colombia, Juan Manuel Santos.

The High Representative reiterates her support and solidarity to the people and the government of Colombia in their fight against terrorism. “

Council of the European Union

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