Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 1
By Nigar Guliyeva - Trend:
Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev expressed his condolences to US President Donald over the terror attack in New York, the Uzbek Foreign Ministry reported.
Mirziyoyev noted that there can be no justification for this ruthless and extremely cruel crime.
"We strongly condemn any forms and manifestations of extremism and terrorism," the president's message says.
Mirziyoyev further stressed that the tragedy once again confirms the need to unite the efforts of the entire international community in countering such inhuman challenges of our time.
"Uzbekistan, for its part, is ready to use all the forces and means to assist in the investigation of this terrorist act," President Mirziyoyev said.
A driver plowed a pickup truck down a crowded bike path along the Hudson River in Manhattan on Tuesday, killing eight people and injuring 11 before being shot by a police officer in what officials are calling the deadliest terrorist attack on New York City since Sept. 11, 2001.
A native of Uzbekistan is suspected of committing the terror attack in New York, reports said.