Singapore sends condolences on death of Polish President

15:43, April 11, 2010      

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Singapore leaders on Saturday sent letters to convey their sympathies to the government and people of Poland over the death of Polish President Lech Kaczy ski, his wife Maria, and many others who were killed in a plane crash.

In a letter sent to Polish Marshal of Parliament Bronislaw Komorowski, Singapore President S R Nathan said, "On behalf of the people of Singapore, I extend my deepest condolences to the government and people of Poland over this unexpected tragedy. Our hearts go out to all the families of the bereaved and the people of Poland as you mourn their loss."

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong wrote a letter to his Polish counterpart Donald Tusk, saying "I convey our deepest condolences to you and the people of Poland on the death of President Lech Kaczynski and his wife Maria and entourage in a plane crash on the way to the commemoration of the anniversary of the Katyn massacre. Our thoughts are with your people, especially those who lost their families and loved ones, during this sorrowful time," Lee said.



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