UN offers ‘strong’ condemnation to ISIS attack in Moscow; here’s how world reacted

Mar23,2024



New Delhi: Nearly 60 people lost their lives while 145 were injured in the attack on the Crocus City Hall in Moscow on Friday. international condemnation The UN chief and the Security Council are pleading for justice.
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
The UN chief condemned the attack “in the strongest terms”.
PM showing solidarity with Russian Federation Narendra Modi Termed the attack as “heinous” and said India stands with the Russian government and its people.

UN chief, Security Council demand justice

Condemning the attack “in the strongest terms”, UN chief Antonio Guterres said he “expresses his deepest condolences to the bereaved families and people, and to the Government of the Russian Federation.”
The Security Council urged all countries to cooperate with Russia, saying that responsible authorities “hold the perpetrators of these reprehensible acts of terrorism accountable and bring them to justice.”

'Warned Russia of possible terrorist attacks on large gatherings'

The White House said the United States had warned Russia of a possible attack on “large gatherings” and had “shared this information with Russian officials” under its “duty to warn” policy.
National Security Council spokeswoman Adrienne Watson said, “Earlier this month, the U.S. government received information about a planned terrorist attack in Moscow – potentially targeting large gatherings, including concerts. were involved” and that Washington “shared this information with Russian officials.”
White House spokesman John Kirby described the attack as horrific, saying, “The images are horrific and difficult to watch and our thoughts are obviously with the victims of this terrible, terrible shooting attack.”

Putin wished speedy recovery of the victims

Russian President Vladimir Putin wished speedy recovery to those injured in a gun attack in Moscow.
“The president wished everyone a speedy recovery and expressed his gratitude to the doctors,” Russian news agencies quoted Tatyana Golikova as saying.
However, the Russian President has not yet commented publicly on the attack.

India stands with 'the Russian Federation and its people'

Describing the attack as heinous, PM Narendra Modi said in a post on Twitter, “We strongly condemn the heinous terrorist attack in Moscow.”
He said, “Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of the victims. India stands in solidarity with the Government and people of the Russian Federation in this hour of grief.”

'The background should be clarified soon'

Highlighting the “horrific” nature of the attack, the German Foreign Ministry said, “The images of the horrific attack on innocent people at the Krokh City Hall near Moscow are appalling. The background must be quickly clarified. Our deepest condolences to the families. There are feelings.” Of the victims.”

Ukraine has denied any involvement in the attack.

Denying any involvement in the attack, Ukraine said, “Let's get this straight: Ukraine had nothing to do with these events.”
Mykhailo Podolyak, adviser to the President of Ukraine, said, “We are having a full-scale war with the Russian regular army and the Russian Federation as a country. And regardless of everything else, everything will be decided on the battlefield. “

France expresses solidarity with Russia

Expressing solidarity with the Russian Federation, French President Emmanuel Macron said he “strongly condemns the terrorist attack claimed by the Islamic State.”
“France expresses its solidarity with the victims, their loved ones and all the Russian people,” the French president said.



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