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French, Polish leaders express horror at German truck attack

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 01:06

French President Francois Hollande and Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo express their horror at Monday night's attack on a German Christmas market. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) European leaders have expressed their horror at Monday (December 19) night's truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin, which left at least 12 dead. Speaking Tuesday (December 20) morning in Paris, French President Francois Hollande said France understood Germany's suffering: (SOUNDBITE) (FRENCH) FRENCH PRESIDENT FRANCOIS HOLLANDE SAYING: "I would like to express here, on behalf of France, our solidarity, our compassion with respect to Germany, which has been hit by a terrorist attack in Berlin which had several victims - 12 dead and several dozens injured. France knows what a terrorist attack brings, what it can provoke - despair and at the same time, hardship." At a news conference in Warsaw, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo expressed her sympathy for the victims. (SOUNDBITE) (POLISH) POLISH PRIME MINISTER BEATA SZYDLO SAYING: "It is with great regret and sadness that we all join the victims, the families of victims in their grief. Europe must become unified in the fight against terrorism, Europe must take effective action to protect its citizens. This is our duty."

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French, Polish leaders express horror at German truck attack

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 01:06