Latvia offers condolences over Sweden attack

Latvian officials and other were quick to offer condolences and support to Sweden following an apparent terrorist attack in Stockholm.

Just days after attacks in London and Moscow targeted civilians, reports from Sweden said a vehicle had been used to knock down pedestrians, as with previous attacks in London and Nice.

The Foreign Ministry is advising any Latvians currently in Stockholm to let their friends and family know they are alright, if possible.

Anyone needing consular assistance in Sweden can ring the Latvian embassy on: + 46 (8) 7006301 

Some of the messages of condolence posted to social media are reproduced below, beginning with Gints Jegermanis, Latvia's ambassador to Sweden.

Prime Minister Maris Kucinskis said:

Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics said:

 

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