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Statement by the Prime Minister on the terrorist attack in Burkina Faso

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the terrorist attack in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso:

“I am deeply saddened that 18 people, including Canadians Tammy Chen and Bilel Diffalah, were killed during a terrorist attack on a popular restaurant in downtown Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Those lost include women and children, and people of many nationalities and backgrounds, who should have felt safe gathering together to share a meal.