Condolences from abroad pouring in in wake of shooting incident in Prague

Condolences have been pouring in from EU leaders and foreign heads of state and government in reaction to the tragic shooting incident in Prague.

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said she was “shocked by the senseless violence of the shooting and expressed her deepest condolences to the families of the victims and to the Czech people. European Council President Charles Michel wrote on X that such violence should have no place in our society.

Slovak President Zuzana Čaputová, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Ruttte or Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni also expressed sympathies.

Author: Ruth Fraňková