Singapore condemns last weekend's terrorist attacks in London which killed at least seven people and injured nearly 50, President Tony Tan Keng Yam and Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said in condolence letters to Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May respectively, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday (June 5).
The following is the text of the letters:
Letter from President Tony Tan Keng Yam to Queen Elizabeth II
I was shocked by the vicious terrorist attacks at London Bridge and Borough Market on 3 June 2017. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims and their bereaved families.
Singapore condemns these cowardly acts of terror. As we confront the global scourge of terrorism, I am confident that the resolve of the British people will not waver in the face of this tragedy.
TONY TAN KENG YAM
Letter from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to Prime Minister Theresa May
Dear Prime Minister May,
The Singapore Government condemns the terrorist attacks at London Bridge and Borough Market on 3 June 2017. We convey our condolences to those who lost loved ones and wish the injured a speedy recovery.
The British people have faced recent terror threats with fortitude and demonstrated that the terrorists will not prevail. We stand in solidarity with the United Kingdom during this difficult time.
LEE HSIEN LOONG