MOSCOW, January 7. /TASS/. Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev condemned the terrorist act in Paris, spokeswoman Natalya Timakova said on Wednesday.
He expressed condolences to the victims of this crime, she said.
“The prime minister expressed the deepest condolences to the French people over the attack on the Charlie Hebdo editorial office that led to the losses of life,” Timakova said.
She quoted Medvedev as saying, “Terrorism is inadmissible in any forms and manifestations”.
“Medvedev is confident that no ideological disagreements can justify murders,” Timakova said.
“Guilty persons should be punished,” Medvedev said.
“The premier expresses deep condolences to relatives of the victims of the terrorist act and wishes the soonest recovery to the injured people,” Timakova said.
On Wednesday morning, two unidentified persons attacked the Charlie Hebdo editorial office in Paris. According to latest data, 12 people — ten journalists and two policemen — were killed. Eight people were injured. Four people were hospitalized in grave condition. Attackers succeeded in escaping. French President Francois Hollande described the tragedy as a terrorist act.