“We condemn all acts of violence and racism,” said Tuesday the head of european diplomacy Josep Borrell.
The‘Europe is” shocked “by the death of George Floyd, as the result of an “excessive use” of police force should be condemned, said Tuesday the head of european diplomacy Josep Borrell.
“Here in Europe, just as the american people, we are shocked and devastated by the death of George Floyd “, replied Mr Borrell, questioned about this during a press conference.
He called for vigilance in the face of an “excessive use of force” as has been the case in the death, Monday, may 25 in Minneapolis, this Black american 46-year-old non-armed, after a white policeman was kneeling on his neck for more than eight minutes.
“An abuse of power ”
“It is an abuse of power, this act must be denounced and fought, here in the United States, everywhere,” added the Spaniard. Mr. Borrell has insisted on the right to peaceful protest, then that protest actions, some violent, have proliferated over a week in the United States, and that the demonstrations took place also in Europe.
“We condemn all acts of violence and racism, and call for de-escalation of tensions. We are confident in the ability of the United States to gather and address this important issue in these difficult times, ” added the High representative. “All lives are important, lives, and black also” hammered Josep Borrell.