Statement on the Attacks in the Russian Federation

As delivered by Ambassador Daniel B. Baer
to the Special Permanent Council, Vienna
December 30, 2013

The United States expresses its deepest condolences to the families of the victims of yesterday’s and today’s terrorist attacks in Volgograd. We strongly condemn these acts of terror.

We stand united with the people of Russia in opposition to violent extremism.  We pledge to continue our efforts to cooperate with others to achieve comprehensive security.

Thank you, Mr. Chairman.