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Mexico condemns New Zealand terrorist attacks

Mexico City, Mexico — The head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has sent his condolences to New Zealand on behalf of Mexico after 49 people were killed in Christchurch.

Marcelo Ebrard, Secretaría de Relaciones Exteriores, expressed solidarity support from Mexico to New Zealand after armed attacks Friday against two mosques in the town of Christchurch.

He stressed the Mexican government’s position on rejecting violence, adding that New Zealand is a peaceful country and a promoter of democracy and human rights.

“Mexico embraces you in solidarity and rejects the violence that has brought pain and death. We are with you,” he wrote on his Twitter account.

The Government of Mexico has condemned the “tragic attacks” against two mosques in Christchurch and highlighted the values of respect and diversity of both countries.

“The Government of Mexico expresses its solidarity to the government and people of New Zealand for the tragic attacks on mosques in Christchurch.”

The two attacks left 49 dead and 41 injured.