US President Barack Obama on Sunday appealed to the people to stand against terrorism. Millions of Americans paid tribute to the victims of the 9/11 attacks.
During a ceremony at 15th anniversary 9/11 attacks at the Pentagon he said, “Together, there is nothing we Americans cannot overcome.”
“It is so important today that we reaffirm our character as a nation, of people drawn from every corner of the world, every colour, every religion, every background,” New York Daily News quoted Obama as saying.
“Bound by a creed as old as our founder. Out of many, we are one. For we know that our diversity, our patchwork heritage, is not a weakness, it is still and always will be one of our greatest strengths,” Obama said.
Obama promised that the US will never kneel down to the wishes of terrorist who wish to change the way Americans live by attacking.
“In the end, the most enduring memorial to those we lost is ensuring the America that we continue to be,” Obama noted, adding, “That we stay true to ourselves. That we stay true to what’s best in us. That we do not let others divide us.”
Donald Trump also expressed his sorrow and his condolences to the victims of 9/11 on his Facebook page.
Hillary Clinton said that the 9/11 attack was the closest thing to “hell” she had ever seen.