Armenian President: Armenian people share grief of friendly Norwegian people

July 23, 2011 - 17:51 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net - President of Armenia Serzh Sargsyan extended
condolences to the King of Norway, King Harald V with respect to
tragic events on Utoya island, Oslo, according to Presidential press
service.

Mr.Sargsyan noted that on this very painful moment Armenian people
share the grief of friendly Norwegian people. This reprehensible crime
underscores significance of fight against intolerance, according to
him.

On July 22, a gunman who shot and killed at least 84 people at a youth
summer camp hours after he set off a bomb blast that killed seven
people in Norway capital, Oslo.

A suspect in the shootings and the Oslo explosion was arrested. Though
police did not release his name, Norwegian national broadcaster NRK
identified him as 32-year-old Anders Behring Breivik and said police
searched his Oslo apartment overnight