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    Kerry Offers Condolences to Steinmeier Over Munich Attack

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    US Secretary of State John Kerry expressed his condolences over the deadly Munich attack at talks with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — US Secretary of State John Kerry discussed with Germany's Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier the shooting at the mall of the German city of Munich offering his condolences over the attack, the US Department of State said in statement on Saturday.

    "[Kerry] expressed his profound condolences over the attack yesterday in Munich and pledged any U.S. assistance to German authorities as they carry out their investigation. Secretary Kerry also conveyed our strong commitment to stand united with Germany against such acts of violence," the statement reads.

    Kerry also thanked Steinmeier for Germany's important role in coalition against Daesh, a terror organization banned in many countries, including Russia and the United States.

    On Friday, a 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire in a crowded Munich shopping mall and a nearby McDonald's restaurant, killing 10 people and wounding 27 others. He then committed a suicide. His motive remains unclear.

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