“Evil is no excuse”: the reaction of Russian politicians on the terrorist attack in Barcelona

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On Thursday, the van made impact on people in the streets of the Rambla in Central Barcelona. The attacker drove down the street more than 530 meters. The government of Catalonia confirmed the information about 13 dead and 80 injured. The incident is recognized as a terrorist attack.

“We grieve together with you”

Russia strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Barcelona, said Thursday the Russian foreign Ministry.

“We strongly condemn the terrorist attack in Barcelona. Sure, this evil is no excuse” – it is told on the page of the guardian on Twitter.
“To say words of sympathy to the Spanish people. We grieve together with you”, – the Ministry said.