President Hollande expresses condolences to Theresa May
22 March 2017
The French President has just spoken to British Prime Minister Theresa May. He extended his condolences following the attack which today plunged the UK into mourning, and expressed to her France’s solidarity in this tragic ordeal.
Mrs May gave an update on the situation and confirmed the heavy toll: three people were killed by the attacker and some 20 others injured, including three French lycée pupils from Concarneau.
The President expressed his shock and said a plane from the government fleet would leave for London this evening with the families of the three injured students.
The British and French services are also in close contact when it comes to conducting the investigation.