December 20, 2016 - 16:06 AMT
PanARMENIAN.Net - President Serzh Sargsyan sent on Tuesday, December 20 a letter of condolences to German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the tragedy which took place in central Berlin, killing and injuring dozens of innocent people.
The President strongly condemned the terrorist act and reiterated Armenia’s commitment to consistently continue fighting against international terrorism.
Also, Sargsyan expressed condolences to the people of Germany and families of the victims.
Merkel said earlier that the deadly truck crash at a Berlin Christmas market was believed to have been a terrorist attack.
She said Monday’s attack, in which a black semitrailer plunged into crowd of holiday revelers at the market in front of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church killing 12 people and injuring 48 others, may have been perpetrated by a migrant who had sought asylum in Germany.