Havana, Nov 14 (Prensa Latina) Latin American countries have condemned the series of terror attacks that took place in Paris over the last 24 hours and killed 128 people, according to preliminary figures.
Cuban President Raul Castro extended his condolences to French President Francois Hollande. In a message, the Cuban Head of State extended his “deepest condolences to the French people and government on behalf of the Cuban people and government, made extensive to the familiesâ�Ö victims”.
In Argentina, President Cristina Fernández urged to address the issue of global terrorism from a new and wider approach as she condemned “such barbarity”.
Meanwhile, Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes voiced his sorrow over the attacks and expressed his support to the French government in the light of the “despicable terror attacks”.
In Lima, Peruvian Head of State, Ollanta Humala, voiced his solidarity with the French people and strongly condemned the violence unleashed in Paris through the attacks that violate the values and principles that hold civilized coexistence between the nations. .
In Chile, President Michelle Bachelet condemned the “cowardly acts of terror” and stressed that these actions are never justifiable.
Presidents Nicolás Maduro (Venezuela) and Evo Morales (Bolivia) also reiterated their governments’ solidarity with France and condemned the attacks, while Brazilian president Dilam Roussef said to be appalled at the barbarity of the attack.
In Quito, Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa and the Secretary General of the Union of South American Nations (Unasur), Ernesto Samper, also voiced their solidarity with France.
Uruguay condemned the actions and insisted that the fight against terrorism must be energetic, coordinated and within the framework of international law.
Panama, Guatemala and Mexico also condemned the attacks.