UN 23 Mar. /Offset. TASS Oleg Zelenin/. The UN Security Council began Thursday morning session with a minute of silence in memory of the victims of the terrorist attacks perpetrated in London on 22 March. Opening the meeting, the British foreign Secretary Boris Johnson as chair of the security Council condemned the attack and expressed condolences to the families of the victims.

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“On behalf of the members of the Security Council, I would like to strongly condemn the cowardly terrorist attack that was perpetrated in London on 22 March and led to the death and injury of many innocent people. I would also like to Express its sincere condolences to the families of the victims. Invite Council members to rise from their seats and to hold a minute of silence in memory of victims of yesterday’s attack and all other victims of terrorism around the world,” the Minister said .

March 22 the car at which wheel there was a terrorist, was shot down passersby and three police officers on Westminster bridge in London. The driver ditched the car near the building of the British Parliament, and then with knives in their hands, attacked a policeman in mufti and attempted to enter the Parliament. The guards shot the assailant. By a terrorist attack killed three, several dozen people were injured.

Scotland Yard has described the incident as a terrorist attack. The incident occurred exactly a year later after the terrorist attacks in Brussels. Then, as a result of two explosions at the international airport of the Belgian capital and one at the metro station “Malbec” in Evrokvartira 32 people were killed and more than 320 injured.