Statement by Martin SCHULZ, EP President on the Boston Marathon blasts

Type: News   Reference: 93355   Duration: 00:01:33  Lieu: Strasbourg, France - European Parliament
End production: 16/04/2013   First transmission: 16/04/2013
The President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz made an urgent statement on the tragic bomb blasts in Boston, USA.

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00:00:05 Exterior view of the European Parliament, Strasbourg, France (1 shot) 00:00:05
00:00:10 SOUNDBITE (German): Martin SCHULZ, EP President: "Ladies and Gentlemen, 2 bombs went esterday off in Boston killing several people and injured several more. Innocent lives have been lost at a sports event, the Boston marathon brings togehter people from around the world, in a city in which like no other symbolises America's desire for freedom and justice. On behalf of the European Parliament, I extend a hart felt condolences to the families of the victims and wish those injured a speedy recovery. I pay tribute to the US authorities and emergency services. At this stage it is unclear and to early to say who planted and detonated the bombs, yet I state clearly that terrorism can never be justified. We stand together with our American friends. Our thoughts go out to the peopleof Boston, to the victims and their families. " 00:01:16
00:01:26 Applause, (6 shots) 00:00:07
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