VLADIMIR PUTIN ON THE PARIS ATTACKS…
VIA| In the wake of the brutal Paris attacks, Russian President Vladimir Putin was quick to offer his condolences and readiness to assist the people of France.
“This tragedy is further evidence of the barbaric nature of terrorism, which poses a challenge to human civilization,” said Putin.
Putin was torn over the tragedy and sent his condolences to the people of France in an official message to French President Francois Hollande.
“In this hour of trial for France I would like you to convey our sincere sympathy and support to the families and friends of the victims and our wishes of a speedy recovery to all those who suffered at the hands of the extremists,” Putin said, in the message as reported by the Kremlin.
“I would like to confirm [our] readiness for close cooperation with French partners on investigating the crime committed in Paris,” Putin continued.
“I hope the masterminds and perpetrators will be brought to justice,” Putin wrote to Hollande.