He added, “Today we mourn for more Americans who represent the very best of the United States of America. We will not waver in our commitment to see that justice is done for this terrible act."
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stated, "As we work to secure our personnel and facilities, we have confirmed that one of our State Department officers was killed. We are heartbroken by this terrible loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and those who have suffered in this attack."
India too has joined other nations in condemning the attack on the US consulate in Libya and has ordered beefing up of security at US missions in the country located in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Hyderabad.