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Trump calls remarks on video by Berlin attacker 'a purely religious threat'
December 23, 2016 / 9:53 PM / a year ago

Trump calls remarks on video by Berlin attacker 'a purely religious threat'

(Reuters) - U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, referring to a video in which a Tunisian man suspected in a Berlin truck attack vowed to “slaughter you pigs,” said on Friday it was “a purely religious threat, which turned into reality.”

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump talks to members of the media as retired U.S. Army Lieutenant General Michael Flynn stands next to him at Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., December 21, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

“Such hatred! When will the U.S., and all countries, fight back?” Trump tweeted.

Reporting by Eric Beech in Washington; Editing by David Alexander

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