INDEPTH: LONDON BOMBING|
Statement by G-8 + 5 countries
CBC News Online | July 7, 2005
We condemn utterly these barbaric attacks. We send our profound
condolences to the victims and their families. All our countries have
suffered from the impact of terrorism. Those responsible have no respect
for human life. We are united in our resolve to confront and defeat this
terrorism that is an attack, not on one nation, but on all nations and on
civilized people everywhere.
We will not allow violence to change our societes or our values. Nor
will we allow it to disrupt the work of this Summit. We will continue our
deliberations in the interests of a better world. Here at Gleneagles, the
world's leaders are striving to combat world poverty and save and improve
lives. The perpetrators of today's attacks are intent on destroying them.
The terrorists will not succeed.
Today's bombings will not weaken in any way our resolve to uphold the
most deeply held principles of our societies and to defeat those who would
impose their fanaticism and extremism on us. We shall prevail. They shall
Gleneagles, 7 July 2005