Bernard Kouchner, Minister for Foreign and European Affairs, conveys his great sadness after the attack that took the life of Benazir Bhutto, whom he knew personally. He offers his condolences to her family and to the families of the other victims of the attack and to the Pakistani people. He strongly condemns this heinous act. He honors the memory of Benazir Bhutto, prominent figure of the Pakistani political life. He reaffirms France’s attachment to Pakistan’s stability and democracy, which must be the focus of the entire international community./.