KATHMANDU, June 23 (Nepal Foreign Affairs)–Germany has condemned the terror attack in Afghan Capital Kabul in which 12 Nepali nationals were killed and seven injured, on Thursday.
Officials at the German Embassy in Kathmandu on Thursday handed over a letter of condolence to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
“The Government of Germany is deeply saddened at the news of the terrorist bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan on 21st June, where 14 innocent people tragically lost their lives, among which 12 were Nepalese,” read the letter addressed to Deputy Prime Minister Kamal Thapa, who is also the in-charge of foreign affairs.
In the letter, German Ambassador to Nepal Matthias Meyer said “At this moment of grief, I wish to convey my heartfelt sympathies to Your Excellency, while the people and the Government of Germany join me in expressing our sincere condolences to the Government and the people of Nepal. Our thoughts and prayers are with the parents and children of the victims in Nepal.”
German has also reaffirmed that terrorism in all its forms and manifestations constitutes one of the most serious threats to international peace and security.
“Terrorists responsible for these killings should be held accountable, and all States, in accordance with their obligations under international law and relevant United Nations Security Council resolutions, should come forward to cooperate actively with all relevant authorities in this regard,” the letter further said.