Press Releases – Statements from President-Elect Donald Trump on Radical Islamic Terrorist Attacks

Statement from President-Elect Donald J. Trump

(New York, NY) — President-elect Donald J. Trump’s statement on the assassination of Russia’s ambassador to Turkey, Andrei Karlov:

“Today we offer our condolences to the family and loved ones of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrei Karlov, who was assassinated by a radical Islamic terrorist. The murder of an ambassador is a violation of all rules of civilized order and must be universally condemned.”

Statement from President-Elect Donald J. Trump on the Attack in Berlin

(New York, NY) — “Our hearts and prayers are with the loved ones of the victims of today’s horrifying terror attack in Berlin. Innocent civilians were murdered in the streets as they prepared to celebrate the Christmas holiday. ISIS and other Islamist terrorists continually slaughter Christians in their communities and places of worship as part of their global jihad. These terrorists and their regional and worldwide networks must be eradicated from the face of the earth, a mission we will carry out with all freedom-loving partners.”