Latvian officials offer support after Strasbourg shootings

Many of Latvia's senior officials expressed condolences to France following a gun attack in the city of Strasbourg.

Three people are confirmed as killed and a dozen injured as police continue to hunt for the gunman in the city.

Prime Minister Māris Kučinskis, Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkēvičs and Saeima speaker Ināra Mūrniece all offered messages of support to the French people.

 

As news of the incident broke, the Foreign Ministry set up a hotline for Latvians in France in need of consular assistance, with details given by the Latvian embassy in Paris.

 

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