Premier New Zealand announces royal research into mosque attack

The prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, has announced that a royal commission investigation into the attacks on two mosques in the city of Christchurch.

In the attacks of march 15, fell fifty dead when a man opened fire at two mosques. The alleged shooter was shortly after the attacks picked up.

Forthcoming research focuses on the run-up to the shootings, as well as the activities of the intelligence and security services of New Zealand.

“It is important that this terrorist act to the bottom of it is sorted out, especially if we could have done more to that terrible event to prevent”, it motivated Ardern Monday during a press conference in the New Zealand capital Wellington her decision to have a royal commission.

A royal commission is rarely used and only for things that are of great importance for the national security. According to Ardern is such a study, the most in-depth and comprehensive research possible, the only proper response to the attacks.

Although New Zealand itself is not a royal house, serves the queen as the official monarch of the country.


Premier New Zealand expresses its support of muslim community

Thousands of people commemorate the victims

About fifteen thousand people Sunday in Christchurch the victims of the attacks will be commemorated. This happened at the Al Noor mosque in the city, where on march 15, most of the victims fell.

Premier Ardern also has a national memorial service in prospect. That should be on 29 march to take place.

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