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Barack Obama Peter Kassig

‘An act of pure evil’

16 Nov, 2014

President Obama denounces Kassig’s murder:

[Mr. Kassig ] was taken from us in an act of pure evil by a terrorist group. Today we offer our prayers and condolences to the parents and family of Abdul-Rahman Kassig, also known to us as Peter.

He also acknowledges the “anguish at this painful time” felt by Mr. Kassig’s family.