Zuma vows to work with Russia to defeat enemies of peace

2010-03-31 14:44

PRESIDENT Jacob Zuma has extended condolences to Russian President

Dmitry Medvedev following the Moscow subway explosions, the department of

international relations has said.

“I have learnt with shock and sadness of the terror attacks in

Moscow which killed scores of innocent people on Monday.

“Our hearts and prayers are with you and most especially those who

have lost loved ones during these callous attacks,” said Zuma.

“The government of South Africa firmly condemns terrorism in all

its forms and manifestations We will continue to stand together with the Russian

government to defeat the enemies of peace.”

Thirty-nine people were killed in double suicide blasts on Monday

on the Moscow metro system.

The majority of the dead were killed in the first blast at the

Lubyanka metro station and another dozen people were killed in the second at the

Park Kultury station.


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