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President Ellen consoles America over tragic killing

By Jos Garneo Cephas
Presidennt of the Republic of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
Presidennt of the Republic of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

(lbsonline/Liberia)-President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has consoled the Government and People of the United States of America for the cold-blooded and horrendous murder of 20 innocent school children and six teachers in Newtown, Connecticut State.

In the message to US President Barrack Obama, President Sirleaf extended heartfelt condolences and described the incidence as mindless tragedy and shocking evil that must be condemned by all peace loving persons of the world.

“The children, the youths, and parents of Liberia join me in expressing our deepest condolences to you and the people of the United States, especially to the bereaved families of all of those whose lives were abruptly blown off by the reckless and wicked actions of the gunman,” President Sirleaf noted.

The tragic news of the cold-blooded murder of the 20 elementary school children and six of their teachers took place in Newtown, Connecticut   on Friday December 14, 2012.

Madam Sirleaf stressed “the global community must therefore commit itself to taking all appropriate measures that will prevent such traumatizing act from recurring in any part of the world”.

The Liberian Leader prayed that as the people of the United States go through this painful period of mourning, the Almighty God will heal their wounds and give them the fortitude to cope with the irreparable loss. 


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