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World

Web Desk
March 16, 2019

Send love to Muslims: NZ PM urges Trump after mosque shooting

World

Web Desk
Sat, Mar 16, 2019

CHRISTCHURCH: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Saturday urged  US President Donald Trump  to send sympathy and love for Muslim communities.

 "The best help you could provide in the wake of the Christchurch attack would be sympathy and love for Muslim communities," New Zealand Premier told  Trump.

Ardern spoke to Trump on the phone early on Saturday morning ahead of flying to Christchurch, which is reeling after an attack on two mosques left at 49 dead.

She said Trump passed on his condolences, and asked if there was any help the United States could provide.

"He asked what offer of support the United States could provide. My message was: 'Sympathy and love for all Muslim communities,'" Ardern