MFA condemns ISIS murder of American journalist

MFA condemns ISIS murder of American journalist
The video shows 31-year-old freelance reporter Steven Sotloff dressed in orange and on his knees in a desert landscape, as the militant stands over him with a knife.

SINGAPORE - Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) has strongly condemned the beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff,

A spokesperson from MFA said in a statement that ISIS is "a real and present danger to countries in the Middle East as well as the rest of the world."

"There is a critical need for the international community to work closely together to counter this threat," the spokesperson added.

MFA also said: "We extend our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of Mr Sotloff and reiterate our call for all hostages to be released immediately".

ljessica@sph.com.sg

 

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