SAN JOSE, COSTA RICA – September 13th, 2012 – The Costa Rican government expressed yesterday their condemnation of the terrorist attack which ended with the loss of the lives of United States ambassador in Libya, Chris Stevens, as well as three other officials.
The attack occurred on Tuesday night against the United States consulate building in Bengasi, Libya.
“Costa Rica expresses its absolute rejection towards terrorism in all of its forms and manifestations, and we especially condemn those attacks which are perpetrated against (diplomatic officials), as well as any type of action against the lives and personal safety of diplomatic agents,” said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
“Costa Rica expresses its most profound solidarity with the United States government in regards to the attack perpetrated against the Bengasi consulate,” the Ministry added.
The Costa Rican official also sent “his most sincere condolences to the Government of the United States and the families of the victims of this awful attack.”
The attacks in Libya occurred after protests against a video made by a person identifying himself as Sam Bacile, an Israel –American, in which he criticizes Islam and portrays the Prophet Mohammed in a negative light.