Schulz on deadly attack at Burgas airport Bulgaria

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The President of the European Parliament Martin Schulz made the following statement on the deadly attack at Burgas airport which took place on Wednesday:

"I condemn this heinous and cowardly attack on innocent holidaymakers at Burgas airport in Bulgaria. On behalf of the European Parliament, I offer my condolences to the family and friends of the victims and wish those injured a speedy recovery. A full investigation by Bulgarian and Israeli authorities is ongoing into the incident which killed citizens from both nations. Latest reports confirm that this was indeed a terrorist attack which I condemn unreservedly. Those that carried out this barbaric terrorist attack must be brought to justice."

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