US President Donald Trump has called for peace and unity as the country prepares to commemorate the anniversary of the bloody rally in Charlottesville, Virginia organized by white supremacists.
“We must come together as a nation. I condemn all types of racism and acts of violence,” Trump posted on Twitter Saturday morning.
“Peace to ALL Americans!,” he added.
Last year, white supremacist organized a violent mass rally, resulting in counter rallies and street fights.
In Charlottesville, Heather Heyer, a 32-year-old legal assistant, was killed when a white supremacist slammed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters, and a police surveillance helicopter crashed nearby, leaving two state troopers dead that day.
In his Saturday tweet, Trump described the violent rallies as “riots”.
“The riots in Charlottesville a year ago resulted in senseless death and division,” Trump noted.
This year Trump called for unity among all…