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Foreign Secretary statement on attempted attack in Mecca

Boris Johnson condemns attempted attack on the Grand Mosque in Mecca.

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The Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, said:

I condemn the evil attempt to attack the Grand Mosque in Mecca. Our thoughts are with the injured and their families at this time as well as with Saudi Arabia’s security forces and first responders who prevented an even greater tragedy. Terrorism respects no country and no religion. We all stand together in confronting it and together we will prevail.

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Published 24 June 2017