A Federal Foreign Office Spokesperson issued the following statement on the terrorist attack in Lahore, Pakistan, on 27 March:
This despicable attack against families in a crowded park shows that terrorism targets everyone equally in its deadly deluded beliefs – men and women, young and old, people of all religions and ethnic backgrounds. We wish to convey our profound sympathy to the Pakistan Government and people. We share their grief for the victims. Our thoughts are with the victims’ families and with those injured.
This crime can only strengthen our determination to continue working together using all means under the rule of law to combat those behind terrorism and the inhumane ideology underpinning it.