The United States Condemns the Terrorist Attack in Stockholm, Sweden

Press Statement
Mark C. Toner
Acting Spokesperson
Washington, DC
April 7, 2017


The United States strongly condemns today’s terrorist attack on the heart of Stockholm, Sweden. We extend our deepest condolences to the loved ones of those who were killed and our hope for a full recovery to those who were injured.

Attacks like this are intended to sow the seeds of fear, but in fact they only strengthen our shared resolve to combat terrorism around the world. The United States and Sweden are committed partners in this fight, and we stand ready to offer any assistance Sweden might require in investigating this brutal and senseless attack.