President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Pres. Sirleaf Consoles Ethiopia For Loss Of 28 Nationals
MONROVIA, April 22(LINA) - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of condolence to the Government and People of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia for the murder of 28 Ethiopian Christians by affiliates of the ISIL terrorist group in Libya.
In her message to Ethiopian President Dr. Mulatu Teshome Wirtu, President Sirleaf extended heartfelt condolences for this irreparable loss to the Government and People of Ethiopia, especially to the families and loved ones of those murdered by such barbaric act of terrorism, on behalf of the Government and People of Liberia and in her own name.
A Foreign Ministry release says that the Government and People of Liberia stand with the Government and People of Ethiopia in solidarity and friendship as a demonstration of their long-standing relations and deep cooperation, as Ethiopia observes this period of national mourning.
"As we collectively endeavor to defeat terrorism, which has become a global threat to peace, security and economic growth, we pray that the Almighty God will grant President Wirtu and the people of Ethiopia strength, courage and fortitude during this difficult period," the Liberian leader added.