The South African government has strongly condemned the "cowardly terrorist attacks" on Nice, France on Thursday.The attack claimed more than 80 lives, President Jacob Zuma released a statement via the Department of International Relations and Co-operation (Dirco) on Friday morning in which he extended heartfelt condolences to President Francois Hollande‚ the government and the people of France‚ in particular the families of the deceased and injured “on behalf of the government and the people of South Africa”."South Africa shares in the grief of the French people and wishes the injured survivors a speedy recovery. Terrorism in any form and from whichever quarter cannot be condoned."South Africa stands firmly with the international community in condemning all forms of terrorism and stands in solidarity with the government of the Republic of France as they mourn the death of their citizens."Dirco said South Africans requiring assistance can phone 012 351 1000 or contact the South African Embassy in Paris.