Statement By John Kirby, Spokesperson: Christmas Market Tragedy in Berlin, Germany

December 19, 2016

Christmas Market Tragedy in Berlin, Germany

We are deeply saddened by today’s horrendous events at a Christmas market in Berlin. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family members of those killed, and we hope for a speedy recovery for the many injured.

The United States stands firmly with the German people during this time of national sadness, and we offer any support they may require.