“Naturally, we feel with the Canadian people,” the Russian diplomat said.
“The events serve as a vivid reminding of the need to unite efforts of the international community in the fight against the terrorist threat,” Lukashevich stressed during a briefing on Thursday.A series of deadly shootings hit the Canadian capital on Wednesday morning. The gunman, identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, first killed a soldier at the War Memorial before entering the country’s parliament.
The shooter, reportedly a Muslim convert, attempted to battle his way through the building, wounding at least two policemen on his way. The suspect was killed by police in return fire.