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MOSCOW, July 15. /TASS/. Presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that Russia shares the pain of the people of France in connection with the attack in Nice, strongly condemns terrorism and intends to continue fighting against it.
"Russia shares the pain of the people of France from the loss of many people, perhaps, including children," Peskov told journalists. "We strongly condemn terrorism, as we are well aware of what it is, and we intend to continue doing everything possible to continue the fight against terrorism in all its forms, which cannot have any justification," he added.
In a telegram sent to French President Francois Hollande, Russian President Vladimir Putin said: "Brutality and cynicism of this crime committed on French National Day are shocking. We have once again seen that human morals are absolutely foreign to terrorism - its victims are innocent civilians, including women and children."
The Kremlin press service said the Russian leader also "stressed that it is necessary to unite forces of all civilized humankind to defeat ‘this terrible evil’, consistently and uncompromisingly fight against all forms and manifestations of terrorism - to destroy or neutralize militants and their ideologists no matter where they are hiding, systematically destroy infrastructure of extremist underground and strictly prevent its financial support."
"The Russian president confirmed that Russia is ready for closest cooperation with France and other international partners in all spheres of anti-terrorist activities," the Kremlin added.
Putin conveyed condolences to the friends and families of those killed and wished soonect recovery to those injured in the attack.
On Thursday evening, a lorry ploughed through a crowd during Bastille Day celebrations on the Promenade des Anglais in the southern city of Nice. According to latest reports, 84 people were killed in the attack and dozens were injured, 18 people are in critical condition. The driver was shot dead by police.