Message from Mr José Manuel Durão Barroso, President of the European Commission, to His Excellency Mr Bamir Topi, President of the Republic of Albania (22/05/2012)

Brussels, 22 May 2012

"Dear Mr President,

I learned with sadness about the tragic road accident which happened yesterday near Himara in which 13 people were killed and many injured.

On behalf of the European Commission and on my own behalf, allow me to offer you our sincere condolences and the expression of our deepest sympathy and solidarity with the families of all the victims.

Please accept, dear Mr President, the assurance of my highest consideration.

José Manuel Durão Barroso”