AMBASSADOR SHORTER: THE TERRORISTS WON’T WIN: WHAT DOES THIS MEAN?

British Ambassador to Lebanon, Hugo Shorter, said that "terrorists won't win," adding that this "mantra" can however "sound empty."

"After each terrorist attack, we repeat to ourselves the reassuring mantra that the terrorists won't win, and they won't. But on one level, the mantra can sound empty," Ambassador Shorter wrote in his blog.

"Terrorists will, sadly, continue to kill and spread fear across many regions of the world. The recent attacks and harrowing experiences of Westminster, Manchester and London Bridge will never leave the survivors, and the loss of loved ones will never fully heal for the families and friends of those killed," he added.

"Unity has never been more important as extremists pursue an agenda of bloodshed and division across the globe. The recent tragic events in Baghdad, Tehran, Egypt, Afghanistan, Nigeria, London and Manchester have highlighted the extreme suffering caused at the hands of these terrorists; and in Iraq and Syria, thousands of people are still forced to live under Daesh's brutal rule," he concluded.

Source: National News Agency