Singapore leaders send condolence messages to London

Singapore leaders send condolence messages to London
Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May
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Singapore's President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong have written to Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom respectively to convey their condolences on the terrorist attack in Westminster, London, that happened on Mar 22, 2017.

Here are the letters, as released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Letter from President Tony Tan Keng Yam to Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Your Majesty,

I am deeply saddened by the vicious attack in Westminster, London on 22 March 2017 which resulted in many casualties. On behalf of the people of Singapore, I convey our deepest condolences to the families who lost their loved ones, and whose lives have been affected by this horrific incident. We wish those injured a speedy recovery.

Singapore strongly condemns this senseless and horrific terrorist act. Singapore stands in solidarity with the United Kingdom during this difficult time, and in the broader fight against terror.

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Letter from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Theresa May

Dear Prime Minister May,

I was shocked by the horrific terrorist attack in Westminster, London on 22 March 2017 which killed several people, including a police officer, and injured many others. On behalf of the Government of Singapore, I extend my condolences to the bereaved families and wish the injured a quick recovery.

Singapore strongly condemns this attack, and stands in solidarity with the United Kingdom against such acts that attempt to incite fear, create divisions and disrupt our lives. I am confident that the British people will overcome this challenging period with dignity and fortitude.

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