Countries from across the globe have condemned the terror attack at Pulwama in Jammu and Kashmir, with US, Russia and France asserting that they stand with India in combating the menace of terrorism. Top US lawmakers rallied behind India and extended their condolences and support. Senator Jack Reed said in a tweet that Washington stands alongside New Delhi in confronting terror and defeating it.
US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster also extended America’s support. The Russian Embassy stressed the need to combat such inhuman acts with a decisive and collective response, without any double standards. Ambassadors of France, Germany, Australia, Turkey, Canada and Czech Republic also condemned the attack.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has strongly condemned the attack, calling for the perpetrators to be brought to justice. Expressing solidarity, neighbouring countries Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives vowed to combat terrorism jointly.