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France expresses solidarity with India over Kabul terror

New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) France Friday expressed solidarity with India in the wake of the terror attack in Kabul in which 9 Indians were killed and conveyed its condolences to the families of the victims.

‘The government of France assures the Prime Minister of India, Dr Manmohan Singh, of its complete solidarity with India and reaffirms its common determination with New Delhi to fight terrorism relentlessly,’ the French embassy said here in a statement.

‘Against the backdrop of the Mumbai and the more recent Pune attacks, France once again wishes to share in the grief of India, in losing its citizens to such dastardly acts of terror,’ the statement said.

‘France expresses its heartfelt condolences to the families of Indians, who were killed in the terror attack in Kabul as also to the people and the government of India,’ the French embassy said.

Nine Indians were among at least 17 killed in a wave of suicide bombings in central Kabul Friday morning. This was the third major terror attack targeting Indians in the past 20 months.

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