Federal Foreign Minister Steinmeier expresses his condolences following the plane crash in Algeria

11.02.2014 - Press release

In response to today’s accident involving an Algerian military aircraft, Federal Foreign Minister Frank‑Walter Steinmeier sent a letter of condolence to his Algerian counterpart, Ramtane Lamamra.

Part of the message read as follows:

I was very shocked to hear the news of the military plane crash in north‑eastern Algeria. I would like to convey to you, the victims’ families and the Algerian people my heartfelt sympathy following this terrible tragedy.

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