The president of the Republic and of many policy-makers have responded to the terrible collapse of a bridge in Genoa, Italy, on Tuesday. A balance sheet of at least 22 people dead has been announced in the afternoon. “France is alongside Italy” and “stands ready to provide all the necessary support”, assured on Twitter Emmanuel Macron after the drama, which has lost a large section of the bridge Morandi, a motorway viaduct.
“Our thoughts are with the victims, their relatives, and to all the Italian people”, has tweeted the president of the Republic, which has posted this same message translated into Italian.
I nostri pensieri vanno alle vittime, I loro familiari e a tutto il popolo italiano. The Francia è vicina all Italia in questa tragedia e rimane pronta ad apportare tutto il sostegno necessario. #Genova#Genoahttps://t.co/A7YAfnK3AY
— Emmanuel Macron (@EmmanuelMacron) August 14, 2018
Among other expressions of support, Elizabeth Terminal, minister of Transport, said his “very strong emotions following a terrible catastrophe which occurred on a viaduct in Genoa. All my thoughts to the victims and their loved ones, their total solidarity with our Italian friends”.
Marine Le Pen, president of the national Rally (ex-FN) has stated that “the National Rally address to the Italian nation, as well as to the families of the victims deal with this terrible tragedy, all of his”condolences.
Eric Ciotti, mp-LR of the Alpes-Maritimes spoke of a “terrible drama in Genoa”. “Thoughts moved to, and in solidarity with our neighbours italians. Support to the families of the victims of this tragedy on the highway very borrowed in the summer”, he added.
Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, president of Standing the France has communicated a “thought tribute to our Italian friends”. “All my support to the families of the victims of this tragedy. Courage the fire fighters and the security forces on the spot”, he writes.
“The horror of the first images filled with dread”
Roger Karoutchi, senator LR has entrusted his “emotion” and his “sadness at the collapse of the viaduct, near Genoa.” “The horror of the first images fills you with dread… Full solidarity with the victims, their families and all our Italian friends…”, he added.
Frédéric Cuvillier, a former minister of Transport has addressed to “to the Italian people my solidarity and my sympathy (…). My thoughts go out to the victims and their families”.
Hugues renson explained, mp LREM lamented a “tragic accident in Genoa”. “Solidarity with our Italian brothers. Thoughts moved to the victims and their loved ones.”
Florian Philippot, mep The Patriots, writing : “My thoughts attristées for the Italian people after the disaster of Genoa.”
Valérie Rabault, leader of the deputies of the PS, called for “solidarity with our Italian friends, the victims in Genoa of a terrible accident”infrastructure.
Bruno Gilles, senator RL, has sent his “thoughts” and “all [his] support for our friends of Genoa after this terrible tragedy that occurred today.”
Renaud Muselier, president of the Region Provence-Alpes-Côte-d’azur, has expressed his “immense emotion and support to our neighbours in Liguria after the disaster of Genoa”. “The Southern Region is in solidarity of the Italian people in this drama,” he said.
Hervé Morin, president of the Centrist said he is “Saddened by the news coming out of Genoa following the collapse of part of the viaduct”. “All of my thoughts to the families of the victims, as well as to the Italian people, to whom I express my solidarity,” he said.
Yael Braun-Pivet, mp LREM, called the event “terrible catastrophe”. “Fraternal solidarity with our neighbours the italians, and thoughts moved to the relatives of the victims,” she added.
Ian Brossat, adjoint PCF to the mayor of Paris, has communicated his “thoughts for the victims of the collapse of the highway bridge at Genoa”.
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