Expressing condolences to the families of the victims, he said the terror attack must be condemned unequivocally.
“The world stands in need of compassion & understanding. Not bigotry & hate filled extremism. My condolences to the families of the victims. My prayers go out to those who were injured,” he said in a tweet.
At least 49 people were killed when gunmen said to be whites opened indiscriminate fire at two mosques in Christchurch city on Friday in what Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said was a terror attack.