12.27.07

Burr Statement On The Terrorist Attack In Pakistan

U.S. Senator Richard Burr issued the following statement on the terrorist assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto:

"The news of the terrorist attack and assassination of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is very saddening. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Benazir Bhutto and to the families and friends of the others who were killed."

"Unfortunately, this tragedy is a grim reminder of the global terrorist threat facing the civilized world and our resolve to ending extremist terrorism strengthens as a result. This attack is a direct assault on the freedom of the Pakistani people and their democratic process. We will continue to work with the Pakistani people to fight these terrorists and to provide a more peaceful future."