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Statement by World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on Paris attacks

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WASHINGTON, November 13, 2015—The World Bank Group today issued the following statement from World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on the attacks in Paris.

"We condemn violence of all kinds and the attacks in Paris are an assault on collective humanity. We send our condolences to all the families of those who have died, to the people of France and its government. This kind of senseless attack is so difficult to comprehend, yet we must respond with unwavering commitment to what makes us human – coming to the aid of all around us, especially the most vulnerable."
 

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Submitted by Syed Mahmood Kazmi on

Our heart is grieving. This attack is not just on the people of Paris and France but whole humanity. We must be united in ending terrorism and extremism. May God give us power.

Submitted by chitpasong vannavong on

I have agreed with your thoughts on everything to make the peace of the world we live in peace,thank you.

Submitted by dharamvir tanwar on

O god where are you,see what happening to Humanity,send any saint to teach human values

Submitted by Jeoh Kan on

Thank you President Jim Yong Kim for condemning yesterday's terrorist attack in Paris, which killed more than 150 innocent individuals.World Leaders should possibly turn their attention to those people who finance and support extreme and violent religious beliefs. Why? In East Africa some misguided believers praised the terrorists who killed men,women and children in Kenya- West Gate and Garisa college
because those killed were selected on the basis of religion.

Submitted by Ramesh Chandra Rath on

Terrorism in any form is despicable. Humanism needs to be promoted with high sensitivity and caring for the nature and its creation

Submitted by José Ma Villalobos on

My sympathy for all the families that have to suffer this terrible nonsense. The XXI Century still has XVI Century barbaric behavior from human beings.

Submitted by Victor Uhuru on

For sure terrorism has become common enemy to humanity.We must now unite to fight it together.

Submitted by Richard Narh on

Any attack on any country is to be condemned no matter the tangibly of the reasons.

Submitted by Gerald Pelletier on

I'm deeply sadened by the recent events in Paris. My sympathies and prayers are withd the Parisiennes in this time of need.

Submitted by Sam Bafana Ngwenya on

Our condolences to all families who have lost their loved once in this brutal attack. May the Almighty heal all wounds (emotional, physical and otherwise) that have resulted from this demonic act. The French people (or anyone for that matter) certainly did not deserve this terror
attack

Submitted by Phimmawat on

We all love the same, we all love this planet negotiate modifications idea for this world a better place....Be Happy!

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