The Ethiopia Airways airplane crash that took the lives of 157 individuals, together with 18 Canadians, has triggered a wave of sympathy from outstanding politicians and others.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was “deeply saddened” by the information and provided “heartfelt condolences to those that have misplaced household, associates and family members on account of this tragedy.”
WATCH: Andrew Scheer expresses sympathies to households impacted by Ethiopian Airways crash
“Whereas the causes of the crash proceed to be investigated, the security and safety of all Canadians stays our main concern,” he mentioned.
The Canadian authorities is offering consular help and dealing with authorities to collect extra data.
“We be part of the worldwide neighborhood in mourning the lack of so many lives, together with these international locations who’ve additionally misplaced residents on this devastating crash. I’m reaching out to president of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta and prime minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed to specific my condolences for this tragic occasion.”
Canadian International Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland additionally issued condolences.
She mentioned the federal authorities is in contact with Ethiopian authorities to collect extra data.
Liberal MP Rob Oliphant tweeted that he landed safely in Addis Ababa on Sunday morning.
He added, nevertheless, that he was afraid a few of his fellow passengers from the Toronto flight have been linked to the flight to Nairobi that crashed.
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Conservative Social gathering chief Andrew Scheer mentioned he was “devastated” on the information of the Ethiopian Airways crash.
“My deepest sympathies and prayers go to the households and associates of the victims, and our ideas are with them as we speak,” he mentioned at a information convention.
“It’s a tragedy, I perceive that the federal government is guaranteeing that Canadians who’re affected by this tragedy have a possibility to get data, I noticed a message despatched out as we speak. We do assist their efforts in doing that.
“I feel we are able to come collectively as Canadians proper now and mourn the lack of so many Canadian residents who’re affected, and all of the victims of the tragedy.”
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Toronto Mayor John Tory, too, prolonged his condolences.
“The Metropolis of Toronto stands with the individuals of Ethiopia and Toronto’s Ethiopian neighborhood throughout this tough time,” he tweeted.
UN Secretary-Normal Antonio Guterres famous the lives of UN workers that have been misplaced within the crash.
“Deeply saddened by the information this morning of the airplane crash in Ethiopia, claiming the lives of all on board,” he mentioned.
“My heartfelt condolences to the households and family members of all of the victims — including our own UN staff — who perished on this tragedy.
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Sympathies additionally poured in from different world leaders.
Rwandan President Paul Kagame tweeted that his nation stands with Ethiopian Prime Minister Ahmed and the individuals of his nation.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari also extended his sympathies.
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