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Statement by President Michael D. Higgins on the tsunami in Indonesia

Date: Sun 23rd Dec, 2018 | 10:10

"On behalf of the people of Ireland, may I send my condolences to the people of Indonesia on the tragic loss of life that has occurred following the earthquake and tsunami that have struck Java and Sumatra.

May I send my condolences to those who have lost members of  their families and communities, have been injured or otherwise affected by the disaster.

May I also express my thanks to all those who have come to the aid of the victims, and assure the people of Indonesia of the solidarity of the people of Ireland."