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Glasgow sends message of support to London

Union Flag at Half Mast after London Bridge attack

Message of support in aftermath of terror attack sent to Mayor of London on behalf of the people of Glasgow.

Signed by Glasgow's Lord Provost Eva Bolander and Council Leader Susan Aitken, it says: "On behalf of the people of Glasgow, we send a message of sympathy and solidarity to Londoners following the terror attack at the weekend.

"It is hard to comprehend why people seek to wreak such senseless violence. Our thoughts and prayers go to everyone affected, their families and friends. This city shares your sorrow and sends its love at this difficult time.

"We also send our gratitude and admiration to everyone involved in the rescue and recovery operation including the heroic emergency services personnel and members of the public.

"London, like Glasgow, is a vibrant, diverse and resilient city. I know your citizens will stand strong together over the days and months that follow. As a mark of our respect  we have flown the Union flag at half-mast over Glasgow City Chambers."

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