Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird released the following statement this morning:
“Canada strongly condemns and deeply regrets yesterday’s senseless
attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi, Libya.
“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Ambassador Christopher
Stevens and the three other American officials who lost their lives in
serving their country.
“We call upon Libyan authorities to take all necessary measures to
protect diplomatic premises in accordance with Libya’s international
obligations. We also urge Libyan officials to ensure the extremists
responsible are brought to swift justice.”
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