Statement by the Speaker concerning the attack in Nice

Published: 15 July 2016 at 11.22

More than 80 people have been killed in an act of violence in Nice, in the south of France. A large truck drove into crowds during national day celebrations along the Promenade des Anglais. The Speaker of the Riksdag Urban Ahlin made the following statement on the attack.

"Once again France has been struck by an incomprehensible act of violence. This time on the country's national day - an occasion to celebrate liberty, equality and fraternity. My warmest thoughts go to the victims, their families and the people of France", says the Speaker Urban Ahlin.