FORT ST. JOHN – Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies and Chair of the Canada-Austria Parliamentary Friendship Group, issued the following statement regarding the terrorist attack in Vienna, Austria:
“I am shocked and saddened to hear of the horrific terrorist attack in Vienna. My thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their families.
“Today I spoke with His Excellency, Dr. Stefan Pehringer, the Austrian Ambassador to Canada, and passed along my sympathies as Chair of the Canada-Austria Parliamentary Friendship Group.
“Despite this tragedy, the Austrian people are hopeful and united, and I want to commend the efforts of those who risked their lives to help save the lives of others during the attack.
“I stand with Austria in condemning this senseless act of terrorism.”
For more information: Bob.Zimmer@parl.gc.ca