“The deliberate targeting of civilians is despicable and demonstrates the inhumanity of those who perpetrated this attack.
of all Canadians, I wish to express my heartfelt condolences to the
families and friends of the victims and to all Kenyans.
“Canada stands in solidarity with the Government of Kenya and will continue to support the fight against al-Shabaab.
“The Government of Canada continues to advise Canadians to exercise a high degree of caution in Kenya and to avoid all travel within 150 km of the Kenya-Somalia border due to the risk of kidnapping and attacks. Canadians are advised to be particularly vigilant in crowded places, and to monitor local media as well as the Travel Advice and Advisories for Kenya.”