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U.S. expresses concern, support for citizens attacked in Amsterdam

The U.S. has extended its concern and support for two U.S. citizens injured in an attack on Friday in Amsterdam.
The Department of State, in a statement by Ms Heather Nauert, Spokesperson for the Department, said investigations on the attack were being carried out.

“We ask that all parties respect the privacy of the victims and their families at this difficult time.

“Dutch authorities have announced that investigations are focused on a terrorist motive for this unprovoked, horrifying attack.

“The United States stands with our Dutch allies and others in our common fight against terrorism in all forms.
“We stand ready to assist Dutch authorities in their investigations as appropriate,” Nauert said.

She expressed appreciation to the Dutch police and medical personnel for their effective and courageous efforts to apprehend the assailant and care for U.S citizens.

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