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Fiji sends condolence message

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Update: 2:44PM PRIME Minister Rear Admiral (Ret) Voreqe Bainimarama has sent a message of sympathy to his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott for the 28 Australians killed in the recent Malaysian airline crash in Ukraine.

In a message to Mr Abbott, Mr Bainimarama extended a message of sympathy and support on behalf of the Government and the Fijian people.

Dear Prime Minister Abbott, I am deeply saddened by the loss of life and devastation that has occurred as a result of the catastrophe which beset Malaysian Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine on 17th July, he said.

Our condolences also go to the families of the victims, and we pray to Almighty God to give them patience and fortitude, and to grant all the souls eternal rest.

 Fiji joins the people of Australia and the international community in mourning this sad loss.


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