“Today marks the anniversary of the terrible terrorist attack of November 2nd, 2020. We will always remember this day. He claimed sacrifices and tore people straight from our midst, ”writes the former chancellor and ÖVP boss on Facebook.
“It was an attack on all of us and on our free society. But even a year after this terrible attack, we stand together and don’t let this hate divide us! ”Warns Kurz. Resolutely, he remarks:
“Regardless of whether political Islam, left or right-wing extremism – we will fight it resolutely and defend our democracy by all means.
Today our thoughts are with the victims and our sympathy with the bereaved and all those innocent people, some of whom have suffered severe physical and mental wounds and still struggle with them today. “
In the morning, Mayor Michael Ludwig (SPÖ) laid a wreath on Friedmann-Platz together with representatives of the city government. Victims and bereaved families were also present.
Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen also reported via social media. He calls the attacks a “cowardly terrorist attack on the heart of our society”.
Kujtim F. killed four people on November 2, 2020, and destroyed the lives of many others in nine minutes. A year later, another 30 suspects are being intensively investigated. What have we learned about the act of madness in the past 12 months? The eXXpress investigates this question in detail HERE.