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President reacts to the explosion in Lyon

Following the explosion in Lyon of a parcel bomb, which injured at least 13 people, PACE President Liliane Maury Pasquier made the following statement:

"I would like to send a message of sympathy and solidarity to the wounded and their families as well as to the people of Lyon and the French authorities. Whoever is responsible for this explosion, we will together resist their attempt to create fear and division, by developing a democratic and united society”.