1. The government of the Republic of Korea expresses deep concern over the fact that the shooting attacks on innocent people in Christchurch, New Zealand, on March 15 claimed many lives, and strongly condemns the terrorist act.
2. The government of the Republic of Korea extends deep condolences and sympathy to the victims killed in the terrorist attacks and their bereaved families, as well as the people and the government of New Zealand.
3. It is the firm position of the government of the Republic of Korea that terrorism is a crime against humanity that cannot be justified under any circumstances and must be eradicated. Going forward, the ROK government will continue to take an active part in the international community’s efforts to combat terrorism.
* unofficial translation