25 July 2014
President Zuma sends a message of condolences following AH5017 crash
On behalf of the Government and the people of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency President Jacob Zuma has conveyed a message of condolences to the families, friends and colleagues of all the victims of the Air Algerie Airlines plane that crashed over northern Mali on 24 July 2014.
President Zuma said: “We also extend our sympathies to the Government and the peoples of all other countries whose nationals perished in the crash."
The Department of International Relations and Cooperation has been informed that no South African was on board.
Enquiries: Mr Clayson Monyela, Spokesperson for DIRCO, 082 884 5974
ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND COOPERATION
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