Jul 14 2016
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) tonight released the following statement regarding the terrorist attack in Nice:
“My prayers are with France and the victims of this horrific terrorist attack. We have continued to witness heartbreaking attacks in Europe and it is my hope we are able to come together to address the root causes of this violence with the strongest hand possible. While the investigation is ongoing, this has all the signs of a problem we sadly know all too well.
"We must resolve as a nation in cooperation with our allies to take decisive action to break this senseless cycle of violence.”
The following information is from the U.S. Consulate General Marseille:
We urge U.S. citizens in Nice to contact family members and loved ones to notify them that you are safe, avoid the area, to monitor local press for updates, and to exercise caution if you are in the vicinity. The local crisis number set up by the French Government in Nice is +33 8 20 26 06 06.
For further detailed information regarding France and travel:
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