Book of condolences to be opened at Norwegian embassy in Moscow.

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MOSCOW, July 25 (Itar-Tass) —— The Norwegian embassy in Moscow opens a book of condolences in memory of the victims of twin terrorist acts in that country.

The book will be opened at noon on Monday at the embassy located at Povarskaya Street 7, Norwegian Ambassador Knut Hauge told journalists.

“A terrifying tragedy happened in Norway,” he said, “In these sorrowful days we feel Russians support as never before. We are thankful for your empathy, generosity and solidarity.”

Russia is mourning for the victims of the twin acts of terror in Norway. For a third day running, people are coming to the Norwegian embassy to express their condolences and revere the memory of the killed. People are bringing white and red roses, lighting candles and leaving messages of condolences.

In Norway, a national minute of silence will be declared at noon. A torch-light procession will be staged.

The twin terrorist act on Friday claimed 93 human lives. Seven people were killed in a bomb blast in downtown Oslo, and 86 people were killed by an armed criminal who attacked a youth camp in Utoya. Police detained a Norwegian national Andreas Behring Breivik who confessed in committing both terrorist acts.

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