Spicer on Quebec Mosque Attack: ‘This Is Another Senseless Act of Violence that Cannot Be Tolerated’

‘The president ... pledged to support the Canadian police and intelligence service in any way necessary’

SPICER: "I want to start off by noting that the President got off the phone just a short time ago with Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau to discuss a vicious attack on Quebec city mosque last night. The President offered his condolences as well as his thoughts and prayers to the victims and their families and to all Canadians. This is another senseless act of violence that cannot be tolerated. The President also pledged to support the Canadian police and intelligence service in any way necessary. Prime Minister Trudeau was extremely appreciative and he was also cautious to draw conclusions on the motives at this stage of the investigation and the President shared those thoughts. Canadian law enforcement officials are actively investigating this matter. We condemn this attack in the strongest possible terms."

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