Shooting in Connecticut

Mr. President,

I was horrified to learn of today’s shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newton, Connecticut.

In these tragic circumstances, I want to express my deep shock and sorrow in the face of this act of unspeakable violence at a primary school that left so many victims.

In this painful moment for the United States, I offer you my heartfelt condolences, both personally and on behalf of the French people.

I would be most grateful to you for kindly conveying my sympathy to the families of the victims of this cruel tragedy.

François Hollande

Last modified on 14/12/2012

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