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US Under Secretary Nicholas Burns, Israeli Ambassador, Council on American - Islamic Relations, business organisations call Ambassador Ronen Sen to convey condolences on Mumbai blasts

Washington, DC
July 11, 2006 

Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns telephoned Ambassador Ronen Sen today to convey deep condolences and a sense of shock on behalf of the US at these horrible acts of terrorism. He added that the United States stood resolutely with India with its firm and unqualified support in fighting this menace of terrorism.

The Israeli Ambassador was the first foreign Envoy in Washington DC to telephone Ambassador and convey full sympathy, solidarity and support.

The Council on American- Islamic Relations (CAIR), which is the largest Islamic advocacy group in United States, have condemned these attacks and sent their sincere condolences and deepest sympathies to the victims of this "heinous crime". They have requested a meeting with Ambassador Ronen Sen for a delegation of American Muslim leaders to personally offer their condolences.

There have also been numerous calls to Ambassador from business organisations and private individuals.